Last month I dug my first harvest of horseradish, an event that I have been anticipating for more than two years. Horseradish (a member of the brassica family) is incredibly easy to grow. It is is a hardy perennial that will
The December prompts for the #garden365 Photo Challenge are here!
It has been a pretty spectacular fall in Minnesota. Up until the middle of last week, the garden was still going strong: zinnia and calendula blossoms brightened up the pollinator garden, alpine strawberries and peppers ripened in garden, fresh herbs
The November prompts for the #garden365 Photo Challenge are here!
Just a quick post tonight to share the October prompts for the #garden365 Photo Challenge. Even though many of our gardens will slow down considerably this month, there is still a lot of inspiration to be found as we make the transition into
We might be flirting with early morning temperatures in the upper 30s this week, but you couldn’t tell by looking at the pepper plants. Last night’s harvest was entirely composed of fiery red heirloom peppers. From the top, clockwise, the varieties are:
As far as first days of fall go, today was a pretty great day in the garden. A beautiful morning (and a well-timed baby nap) provided the opportunity to capture a some long-overdue garden updates and harvest tomatoes before a soaking
Salsa Week wouldn’t be complete without at least one canning safe salsa recipe, and so today I’m bringing you the latest recipe to make it into my regular summer canning rotation. It is a classic rich tomato salsa with a little
I don’t know about you, but during Salsa Week, I find myself craving a good old fashioned margarita. Chips and salsa are such a classic happy hour staple, it is only natural to pair it up with a cocktail. And
Salsa Week continues today with a recipe that is packed with late summer flavor! One of my favorite late summer childhood memories is when my mom would take us with her to the orchard to pick up a big bunch of