Gardening

Building Our Deer-Proof Vegetable Garden Kit by Maine Kitchen Gardens and Gardens to Gro

Building Our Deer-Proof Vegetable Garden Kit by Maine Kitchen Gardens and Gardens to Gro

A Free-Standing Garden Enclosure For ten years we struggled to keep deer out of the vegetable garden. Living in a quiet residential neighborhood, we hesitated to fence it in. The sunniest part of the yard is also the most visible from the street and we […]

Heirloom Tomato Seeds from the Horticultural Science Department at the University of Florida

Heirloom Tomato Seeds from the Horticultural Science Department at the University of Florida

One of my favorite podcasts is The Thomas Jefferson Hour. On April 23, 2018, the program featured three tomato experts: Craig LeHoullier, author of Epic Tomatoes; Pat Brodowski, Head Gardener at Monticello; and Harry J. Klee, Ph.D. from the University of Florida. A New Line […]

Around the Garden Saturday, April 14, 2018

Around the Garden Saturday, April 14, 2018

Today the hyacinth started to show some color. Quince buds.

Around the Garden: March 25, 2018

Around the Garden: March 25, 2018

Repotted Mojito Mint from The Berry Farm Forsythia bud New bed of tulips planted in the fall. Myrtle Holly berries Wild onion, I think Deer scat

Tomatoes: How to Oven Roast

Tomatoes: How to Oven Roast

An exceptional addition to the antipasto platter The difference between home-grown and store bought tomatoes is significant. The color is richer, the texture more complicated, and the flavor fuller and sweeter. Oven-roasting concentrates these flavors. Lightly spray/oil a rimmed baking sheet. Preheat the oven to […]

Parsley: How To Freeze

Parsley: How To Freeze

Have fresh parsley throughout winter Parsley is one of the easiest herbs to grow in a home garden. If you’re growing it, chances are you have more than you need. Parsley freezes exceptionally well. It’s easy to reuse straight from the freezer and its taste and […]

Too Many Cherry Tomatoes?

Too Many Cherry Tomatoes?

How to freeze grape or cherry tomatoes Cherry tomatoes and grape tomatoes are wildly prolific. What can one do with so many tiny tomatoes? Freezing them is one option. It’s really easy to do and come winter you’ll have a brightly colored and flavorful reminder of your summer […]


Pin It on Pinterest