Earlier this week, I discovered that the soaker hose for the potato bed had been turned off. Who knows how that could have possibly happened (there are two cute little garden pests at the top of my suspect list, who will, for the time being, remain nameless) or how long the poor potato plants have been suffering […]
Did you know you could eat carrot tops? It’s true! As it turns out, not only can you eat them, but you most definitely should! They are packed with nutrients, and their slightly bitter flavor makes them ideal for use in pesto and other savory condiments.
The idea to put potatoes on pizza came from one of my favorite local restaurants, La Fiamma. If you’re ever in town, you are required to stop there for dinner. Seriously, it should be a law or something. But, since most of you probably won’t be driving through my town anytime soon, I recommend making a potato pizza […]
This is my favorite recipe for homemade pizza dough. It’s fast, easy, and absolutely delicious!
How to grow your best blueberries ever – in pots!
This is Cassie Danny II. She is a Cream Legbar, and lays the most beautiful sky blue eggs ya’ ever did see. Unfortunately, she also delights in trying to hide said eggs from me. She has been known to perform amazing feats of strength and acrobatics in order to escape from her yard and make nests in secret locations. Once, […]
Have you ever had this happen? Your little baby squash have just started to develop, when suddenly they turn yellow and fall off. The plants probably seem healthy otherwise, and it doesn’t happen to every single developing squash, but even losing one this way seems like too many! Fortunately, there’s an easy way to prevent […]
This photo of our house was taken before we moved in. Since then, we have taken out the huge lilac bush (it was badly overgrown and partially rotten) and reclaimed the entire side yard as garden space. Our main veggie garden is in the same place as the original one was, but it’s been completely overhauled. […]
Learn how and when to harvest garlic from your garden, and how to cure the bulbs for long term storage.
Before I started raising my own chickens, I didn’t realize that eggs came in all sorts of pretty colors. I thought your choices were pretty much brown or white. Seeing this egg rainbow in the nest box every morning makes me happy, and I love that I know which hen laid which egg. Incidentally, […]