The easiest way to step up your game in the kitchen is fresh ingredients. If you want to know what goes into the food your family eats, and not worry about chemicals, the best way is to grow your own produce. That’s how I got interested in gardening and I hope you will too.
Over the past several years, we’ve grown anything from rosemary and thyme to apple trees, and I understand the challenges of growing a garden in the urban and rural areas. Thankfully, we have been blessed with a decent backyard to conduct my agricultural learning, but you can start small, and expand depending on the area and time you can devote to this project.
I will provide you with gardening tips throughout the year to make sure you are successfully on the way to grow your herb and vegetable garden, and I can’t wait to hear from you about your gardening experiences.
Seed Starting 101
A-Z of seeds as we cover Seed Starting for a successful start to your garden this year. Let this season be your best garden yet.read more
Radishes are a hardy, cool-season vegetable that can produce many crops each season due to its rapid days to maturity. Radishes can be planted in both the spring and the fall, but growing should be suspended in the warmer months. They are one of the easiest vegetables...read more
You say tomato, I say…
There are various benefits to growing your own tomatoes, but what makes it seem completely magical is the smell of the freshly grown tomato in your yard.read more
The beauty of rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region.read more
It’s a big dill!
In central and eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Baltic states, Russia and Finland, dill is a popular culinary herb used in the kitchen along with chives or parsley.read more