Fall is the perfect time to bust a move in your garden. The weather is cooler so you’ll sweat less – save yourself on some laundry – PLUS the cooler weather is beneficial to your perennials (or future perennials, perhaps). This is the season to re-arrange, share, dream big and expand your operation (more fruit anyone?). We’ll cover all this in Part II of my three part series, The Fall Garden Grind. You can find Part I of this series here.
Each year June begins the season of garden snacking. While we do harvest some things from the garden earlier than June, they aren’t “garden snacks.” We rarely pop a lettuce or kale leaf in our mouth for a refreshing treat. I’m talking about those garden bounties that make the kids come running for snack time. The ones that lure all the little people into the garden and make them love gardening as much as I do.
There is nothing comparable to standing barefoot in the sun, grabbing food right off the plant and popping it in your mouth. Sweet. Fresh. Nourishing. [Read more…] about A bowl full of strawberries with a side of peas