Chop and drop is a way to create good soil in your garden for growing vegetables. In our vegetable garden I use green manure to chop and drop. It is less work than making compost and when applied right, it can bring the same results. The way I use chop and drop is inspired on […]
I chose to grow Japanese white egg eggplant (Solanum melongena) this year because, I wanted to to see if I could get the kids to eat it! They basically look like chicken eggs growing on a plant, they even hang by one end like a mini egg tree. They are great to cook with and […]
When I found out Niki Jabbour was coming out with a new book, I couldn’t wait to dive right into it. Veggie Garden Remix: 224 New Plants to Shake Up Your Garden and Add Variety, Flavor, and Fun is out now. If you are looking to find exciting and unique vegetables for your garden, this […]
Have you ever heard of Lovage? What IS Lovage? It is not a common plant and many people have never heard of it. Lovage is a wonderful plant that gets quite large. It’s a herb and you can pick the leaves to add to your dinners fresh. And it’s a perennial – so plant it once and […]
Rhubarb is one of the earliest producers in Spring. It’s very easy to grow and it is a perennial, meaning that you plant it once and it will come up year after year. Many people get 20 years worth of harvest off of a single rhubarb plant. That is a great return on your investment. […]
It’s fall! Whether you planted a fall garden or are putting your garden to bed for the winter, here’s what to do in October.