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Growing Basil the Easy Way

June 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Cooking & Recipes, Food Gardening, herbs, organic gardening, Vegetable Gardening

Growing basil is high on my garden list of priorities because I love pesto.  Defrosting a container in mid-winter, releasing the rich basil aroma, transports me right back to my sun-filled veggie garden in summer.  Beside using it on pasta, try it as a yummy sandwich spread, raw veggie dip or corn chowder spicer-upper.  Since […]

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Something New In Blueberries – ‘Pink Lemonade’

April 14th, 2009 · 25 Comments · Berries, Cooking & Recipes, Food Gardening, Fruit

Briggs Nursery, a wholesale grower from Elma, Washington, has announced a new introduction for 2009, a true first in blueberries.  The scientific name is Vaccinium ‘Pink Lemonade’.   Briggs is trying hard to get enough of these plants to the trade, but they inform me that gardeners will probably have to wait till the 2010 […]

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Grow Winter Squash for Storage

April 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Cooking & Recipes, Food Gardening, Vegetable Gardening, Winter Squash

Like other food gardeners, I enjoy eating sun-warmed tomatoes picked ripe off the vine and crisp greens harvested in the cool of the evening, but yesterday as I was preparing my favorite roast veggie dish, I thought about the lowly winter squash.  The name says it all,  this is not a vegetable to be enjoyed […]

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