Animal companions such as rabbits, chinchillas, and degus (as well as guinea pigs and mice) enjoy fresh produce as much as we do. Consider growing some of these tasty treats to share with your little friends.
If you've grown some varieties that you really love, be sure to save a bunch of their seeds, both to grow again next year, and to trade with your friends/family.
By Pamela Capriotti Martin In my husband’s Italian/Irish household there were very specific dinners for every night of the week with some variations. Sunday was always a roast and his mother would make a sauce for the week ahead, which may have been used on a carne pizzaiola, or just pasta. Other nights there would be … Continue reading Our Pasta Fazoo
Have you ever struggled with starting plants from seeds? Many seeds require direct sunlight to shake them awake and tell them to get growing already.
Sorrel's lemony flavour is an early springtime delight. This recipe showcases the perennial green in a fresh soup that's perfect for the occasional chilly evening.
Plant death is inevitable, whether it's from a surprise storm or our own neglect. The key is to keep growing and not let minor setbacks discourage us.
I've discovered that there are plenty of food plants that can be grown indoors during the cold half of the year, and few require any kind of special equipment.