I was never a huge fan of radishes. They add a bit of a punch and crunch to a salad. They are pretty good thinly sliced with cucumbers and tossed an asian flavored vinegarette as a garnish. But for a normal meal, that's what, 2, maybe 4 radishes. The bunches at the store were always waaaay more… Continue reading Radishes. Not just for salads anymore!
Spring has sprung and the weather is warming and with the sunshine comes the flowers. Daisies have always been among my favorite flowers. They are a member of the Asteraceae family, which includes so many of my other favorites, including: cosmos sunflowers dandelion calendula echinacea/coneflowers dahlias chrysanthemums artichokes zinnias marigolds ….there are actually over 30,000… Continue reading Putting the Ahhhh in Afternoon, with Chamomile
Fall is here, and the cooler weather is creeping in. But we are still being blessed with a warm, sunny day here and there, which is working out wonderfully for all those end of the growing season chores that need done. A little sweat, a little vitamin D, a little git-er-done is good for the… Continue reading Big ole bowl of energy
According to the Gregorian calendar, the first day of Fall was September 1st. September 22nd was the Autumnal Equinox. I was sweating in summer clothes on both those days, craving a/c. But now, Fall is finally showing its fringes in my neck of the woods. And I love it! Fall has always been my favorite season. Cool enough to sleep… Continue reading Spring’s best laid plans…sometimes Fall flat
Today, I have to mow the lawn. I don't remember ever being a huge fan of lawns. Even as a child, I much preferred walking in the woods among the trees in dappled sun that couldn't sustain an even layer of grass, but was enough for a huge variety of other, more interesting plants. Or… Continue reading Today, I have to mow the lawn