A Late Season Tomato Save

A Late Season Tomato Save

I confess my vegetable garden this year sucks.  I blame the book project….you just can’t do everything. Despite my negligence,…

Vegetable Literacy & Shishito Peppers

Vegetable Literacy & Shishito Peppers

I had a belated mothers day well wishing call with my mom yesterday.  We missed each other on Sunday.  She…

Foraging with Tama Matsuoka Wong

Foraging with Tama Matsuoka Wong

I am so grateful for this handy visual guide to greens that can be foraged in the early spring (or…

Pineberries & Weekend Things

Pineberries & Weekend Things

Have you had pineberries?  The are funky albino versions of strawberries that apparently taste like they have been crossed with pineapple (doesn’t that sound like…

Seasonal Cocktails – Rhubarb-tini

Seasonal Cocktails – Rhubarb-tini

Holiday 2012 Archive Dive — Here is another Rhubarb Cocktail idea…this one seems very festive! I am late in posting…

Garden Harvest Infusions

Garden Harvest Infusions

Reposting for Holiday 2012 Archive Dive.  Our theme is Rhubarb — and I think Rhubarb Bourbon has a nice holiday…

Rhubarb Forcers, “Night Soil” & Big Pot Classes

Rhubarb Forcers, “Night Soil” & Big Pot Classes

I am feeling confident that my rhubarb plants have finally taken to my garden and so, finally, I can resonably…

The 2012 Garden Report: Part 3 – The Champs

The 2012 Garden Report: Part 3 – The Champs

I think I had more winners this year than ever before.   It was a great garden year for me….how…

The 2012 Garden Report: Part 2 – The ‘Do Overs’

The 2012 Garden Report: Part 2 – The ‘Do Overs’

How often do you get the chance, as an adult, to have a ‘Do Over’? In gardening it comes around…

The 2012 Garden Report: Part 1 – The Chumps

The 2012 Garden Report: Part 1 – The Chumps

I’ve said it so many times…my garden is a giant experiment.  I often wonder if regular non-writing and non-hirable gardeners feel…

Garden Fresh Tomato Juice

Garden Fresh Tomato Juice

I’m overwhelmed with tomatoes.  My few beds are producing about 25 lbs of tomatoes every few days.  So I have this idea — now that school…

Just Picked

Just Picked

My garden is entering the overwhelming stage.  These pics don’t share the full extent of the harvest…I edited to fit…

Just Picked – July 1, 2012

Just Picked – July 1, 2012

I’m interested in getting better at a few things.  Photography, photo styling, photo editing and taking more time to be…

String Garden Mosquito Repellers

String Garden Mosquito Repellers

I simply adore this idea for a practical application of string gardens.   That is, use the string gardens (formally…

Printer’s Drawers & Seed Storage

Printer’s Drawers & Seed Storage

Remember when this was kind of a thing? My aunt had one with a collection of little things that thoroughly excited me…

Weekend Things

Weekend Things

Is the weather crazy where you are?  New England is having stormy weather like I haven’t seen since I lived…

Growing Yuzu & Other Citrus in the North – Or How to Have an Orangerie Even if You Aren’t a Member of a Royal Family

Growing Yuzu & Other Citrus in the North – Or How to Have an Orangerie Even if You Aren’t a Member of a Royal Family

I have been experimenting with citrus in my zone 5/6 home for the last few years.  I can’t say that…

Jekka McVicar’s Herb Garden

Jekka McVicar’s Herb Garden

I am currently obsessing over Jekka McVicar.  Between her beautiful chelsea flower booth where herbs looked prettier than I have…

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The…

Weekend Things

Weekend Things

  My MIL and FIL arrive from CA tonight, so this mothers day weekend will be especially mother-ly.   I…

The Lemon Grass Experiment

The Lemon Grass Experiment

Every year, I try out things in my garden that I have no idea what will come of them….as I…

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