Here in south central Alaska, our growing season is fairly short. Planting outdoors usually happens around Memorial Day and harvest happens in early September. Frost tends to follow very soon. So planting onions and leeks from seed happens early and indoors. See how easy it is to start your own!
Are you living in the dark ages? The time before modern conveniences? Before electricity? No? Well, me either but if you’re like me and you have to chop all of your veggies by hand to make salsa because you don’t have a food processor then read on my friends, read on.
Looking for a way to use up the summer produce from the garden? Scored a good deal on onions and peppers at the farmers market? Let me introduce you to one of my favorite ways to use onions and bell peppers! Fajita vegetable packets! I love fajitas. Love isn’t a strong enough word. Fajitas would […]
Do you have a hard time finding organic onion sets, or even finding the VARIETY of onion sets you want, regardless of organics or conventional? Growing onions from seed opens up a whole slew of onion variety options, and saves you big time bucks!
It’s very rare that I get to have lunch at home. I am bouncing around from school to school, meeting with the first- and second-year teachers that I mentor, and often times simply pack a lunch that I can eat in the car or in whatever teacher’s lounge I am nearest to. One day in […]
If you enjoy eating fresh salsa in the summer, growing a salsa garden will provide you with the fresh ingredients you need to whip up salsa at a moments notice. The basic ingredients that go into salsa are tomatoes, peppers, garlic, onions, and cilantro. Visit the link below and see how you can plant all […]