Strawberry Preserves

It’s that wonderful time of year, the strawberry patch is bursting with aroma and sweet flavor. We’ve already harvested 10 lbs of ruby-red berries that are safely tucked away in the freezer for winter smoothies, strawberry ice cream or cheesecake/shortcake topping.   Last night … Continue reading

Organic Herbs & Spices

Now, is the time to be drying and preserving our garden herbs. My herb plants are exploding with greenery that is full of zesty scent and oodles of flavor.  Be sure to take advantage of this bounty fresh and to use … Continue reading

Getting Your Greens

For some people, eating copious amounts of raw leafy greens is not on top of their daily wish list. Yet, we have to do it … to provide our bodies with the nutrients that they need to ward off disease and … Continue reading

Seed to Seed ~ Keep the Ball Rolling

Spinach was one of the first crops that I directly seeded into our garden this spring. The 10 little sprouts which germinated, grew into modest sized plants. I have been stealing a few leaves for our daily lunch, since the end of … Continue reading