Features: Outdoors

Apr. 23, 2013 @ 05:54 PM

Sorrel: Tastes like kiwi with a lemony zest

Cooking with homegrown herbs is more popular than ever! Can you identify this herb? It’s green, used in salads and has the unique flavor reminiscent of kiwi with a lemony zing? It’s sorrel! Rich in potassium and vitamins A, B1 and C, sorrel has been part of healthful diets and botanic medicine for thousands of years.


Apr. 20, 2013 @ 04:26 PM

The Adoptables -- April 21

Domino will fall into your heart.


Apr. 16, 2013 @ 03:21 PM

Choosing fertilizers, soil amendments that suit your garden

Fertilizers, both chemical and organic are usually chosen for N-P-K (nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium or potash) content. But is that all that’s needed to grow healthy and nutritious vegetables, herbs and fruits?


Apr. 09, 2013 @ 04:23 PM

Attracting beneficial insects to the garden

Bugs, insects, pests — whether they are creepy-crawlies and air-borne, our garden is full of them.


Mar. 25, 2013 @ 11:10 AM

Starting seeds takes warm soil temperatures

Whether we are planting seeds or transplants, we need to consider not just about the air temperature, but the soil temperature as well when starting our gardens indoors and out.


Mar. 20, 2013 @ 09:53 AM

Traditions set the rhythm of our lives

Traditions are interesting, as they are basically a ritual that involves more than one person.  One of my favorite traditions is opening day of dove season.