The Chefâ€™s Garden: A Modern Guide to Common and Unusual Vegetables â€” With Recipes lives up to its subtitle. It is a thorough discussion of â€œcommon and unusual vegetablesâ€, ranging from garlic flowers to carrots to ground cherries, â€œwith recipesâ€ that are slated for experienced chefs. With such a sweeping subject matter, itâ€™s a hefty […]
Those are the biggest crabapples Iâ€™ve ever seen, if thatâ€™s the case. Theyâ€™re bigger than a golf ball, though still smaller than a baseball. I sampled a windfall this morning, and while it clearly wasnâ€™t ripe, it was starting to develop an apple sweetness, certainly moreso than the windfall I tasted a few weeks ago. […]
The aerogarden has new seedpods in it. No, nothing bad happened. In fact … The plants got so big we were having trouble eating them quickly enough. Well, really, that was the dill. We like dill, but not to the point of eating it every day. So after some consideration, I decided to try to […]
The Worldâ€™s Smallest Aerogarden has been busy! Itâ€™s great to see some true leaves. Itâ€™s been about two weeks since I set up the aerogarden. It alerted me that it was in need of more plant food, but I will admit to being a bit skeptical given that there was virtually no water consumption, and […]
After a winter of snow, melt, more snow, more melt, more snow, I was about climbing the walls wanting to grow something. Anything. Not a succulent. (I have one. Theyâ€™re nice, but not especially Good Eats.) I got a Sprout-model Aerogarden. Iâ€™ve done hydroponics before, but never inside, so I figured itâ€™d be an inexpensive […]
Title says it all. Never a good thing when you donâ€™t like looking at your own site because it looks awful on mobile. I intend to spend some time banging on it later this week and hopefully get it squared away. Much easier to return to regularly scheduled content when you like what you see.