How to Grow Super Healthy Tomatoes in Containers: Using Organic Techniques

I have always used banana peels with my roses but never thought of using them for tomatoes! What she says … Continue ReadingHow to Grow Super Healthy Tomatoes in Containers: Using Organic Techniques

Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

So, do you have canned carrots (or you could use older fresh carrots) that turned to mush and you don’t … Continue ReadingOld-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Mushroom Barley Soup

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Mushroom-Barley-Soup-993 Ingredients    1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter    1 pound mushrooms, cut into 1/2-inch pieces    2 large carrots, chopped    2 large … Continue ReadingMushroom Barley Soup

Split Pea and Green Pea Soup with Fresh Dill

This is a rarity for me: a Vegan recipe!  I know, don’t faint.  🙂 http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Split-Pea-and-Green-Pea-Soup-with-Fresh-Dill-236775 Ingredients    3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive … Continue ReadingSplit Pea and Green Pea Soup with Fresh Dill

PVC Pipe Soaker “Hose” Systems

So, I was sent the first link via email and I just think it’s brilliant! This will save us tons … Continue ReadingPVC Pipe Soaker “Hose” Systems

Why Natural Insect Control Works Better

Hmmm … I’m not completely chemical-free but whatever I can do to prevent the invasions in the first place will … Continue ReadingWhy Natural Insect Control Works Better

Have a Small Space? Grow Vertical!

A friend mentioned that she has a tiny little area to grow any food, so I suggested she grow vertically. … Continue ReadingHave a Small Space? Grow Vertical!

Safe Use of Household Greywater

Here is my post from 2008 on Greywater usage.

Meet Your Urban Gardener – Video

This is a great video.

Growing the eternal tomato

Now, how sweet would it be to never run out of tomatoes? I know my favorite snack has always been … Continue ReadingGrowing the eternal tomato