If you're limited on space, container gardening might be the answer. But you've got to choose the *right containers for your urban garden.
Planning a garden in urban areas requires thinking creatively to maximize space. Whether it's vertical gardening or just thinking out of the (garden) box, you can almost always squeeze a little more growing room out of the space you've got!
Sweet, savory, and spicy, this mango chutney is great with fish and chicken, or inside your favorite sandwich. If you've got access to local mangoes, make some!
If you're lucky enough to have rhubarb growing in your garden - or in a friend's garden - serve this up for breakfast or brunch. You'll want to put on a pot of coffee.
Tomatillos are super easy to grow and more resistant to pests than tomatoes. They grow well here, so of course I'll be using them to make a lot of fresh tomatillo salsa.
You don't need a huge farm. You can grow your own gluten free grains - amaranth, sorghum, and buckwheat - in your small garden.
“Oh, these are good, Mom. You did good with these,” said my youngest (grown) son. Sometimes I really hit one out of the park. Sometimes.
We're being overrun with plastic. Recycling is NOT the answer. It's time for you and me to talk about changing habits, folks.
For many of us trying to live a natural, sustainable way of life in touch with the seasons, foraging for edible plants often becomes an integral part of putting food on our table. While it can be rewarding we should practice good stewardship skills to keep it sustainable for generations to come.
Peach season just doesn't last long enough. If you're lucky enough to have an abundance of them, turn them into peach butter to extend that flavor just a little bit longer.