Pineapple Rum Agua Fresca

We have been making some fruity mixed drinks to cool off in the heat of the summer. We’ve been hooked on two particular recipes for a year now that I’m going to share here on the blog. They are both quite refreshing after a long day of doing yard work or gardening! The first drink…

Nasturtiums (Tropaeolum)

In previous years I’ve had trouble with Nasturtiums (or Tropaeolum). This year, however, my luck changed and I had success with growing them from seed. They benefit from scarification by nicking each seed. I think keeping them in an at least partially shaded area helped. They prefer poor soil and at least 1″ of water…

Garden Journal 8/4/2017

Here is a little tour of what’s blooming on the farm in early August. Cosmos.ZinniaFour-o’clockGomphrenaCleomeCelosiaLisianthusScabiosaDahliaAnother gorgeous summer night! 

Sausage and Potato Soup

I am not the biggest fan of cooking, especially in the hot summer months. However, I am obsessed with growing anything and I am on a huge herb kick now. I have found that I will cook so that I can use my fresh herbs. Tonight I made a Sausage and Potato Soup recipe that…

Squash and Corn Saute

I don’t know about you but we have a ton of zucchini right now. I absolutely love vegetables and I am always looking for simple ways to use my garden veggies. I came across this recipe on Pinterest which I made tonight. Excellent! I used canned corn and green zucchini squash and it was still…