Category Archives: Garden Harvest

First Sign of Spring

The first sign of spring in the garden is chives.  The little onion flavored greens are starting to poke up through the soil.  They are always the first thing to come back after winter. I have a whole raised bed planted with chives.  I plan to divide some this year and move some up to […]

Growing Sprouts at Home

My first successful gardening adventure this year was growing sprouts indoors.  I first tried growing sprouts 3 years ago.  I bought a 3-tray sprouter from a seed catalog and mung beans seeds.  I grew them non stop for 2 months until the seeds ran out. By that time I was burned out on sprouts and Em […]

Fried Pickles

I will order fried pickles in any restaurant when I see them.  It is one of those things that is far easier to have someone make for you.  I had them for the first time about 4 years ago and absolutely loved them. These are extremely easy to make at home but the downside is […]

End of September Harvest

My garden is suffering from a bad case of neglect.  Between the heat from August and the fact that it is way more fun to harvest vegetables then weeding and pruning, the garden has seen better days. It is getting close to the end of the season for me.  This is the time of year […]