Summer Fest is back again and the theme for this week is herbs, beans and greens. To participate, read more about Summer Fest on Away To Garden from Margaret then come join the community! Catch up on this seasons previous themes on the bounty of Cukes N Zukes and Sweet Corn.
There are few herbs which give the connotation of “fresh” like mint does. A vibrant, bright, opening of the senses. As most home gardeners will know, there is hardly only one kind of mint. » Read the full story →
Feasting your eyes on this amazing buttermilk pancake syrup just isn’t enough. You have to taste it to believe that it really is the best buttermilk syrup recipe around. We were completely won over after the first bite and once we licked the plate clean of the clingy decadence, we were convinced that it really is a rock-star buttermilk syrup recipe. Breakfast will never be the same!
Thanks to Thermador for inviting us out to their showroom in Scottsdale, AZ, we were able to feast » Read the full story →
We’ve been dying to grow a plum tree. For quite some time now, whenever we stroll our garden, we look to see where there’s enough space to squeeze in a plum tree. Maybe “squeezing in” might not be the best gardening technique, but when you’re desperate, anxious and impatient gardeners like we are, anything will work. Until we figure out how to rearrange the garden (can this be possible?) to make room for our glorious plum tree, we’ll have to continue drooling over all » Read the full story →
Quiz-How many of our garden baby beets does it take to make a batch of Thomas Keller’s red beet ice cream?
Answer-A whole heck of a lot! How about just making half a batch? Still, a whole heck of a lot! Four packages of beet seeds, a garden plot of newly conditioned soil, consistent water, love and sunshine has still only produced finger sized beet roots after 5 months of growth. Like our world smallest carrots, harvesting these beets while they’re still cute » Read the full story →