I remember each spring as a child smelling the sweet aroma of Lilac right outside the front door. I heard stories of how it was a sprout from an original bush brought over from Poland when family immigrated. But we never did anything with the flowers or enjoyed them beyond the smell. The essence of […]
Learning to wait is hard. In fact, I am told patience is a virtue. I know what virtue is, but I started going down a rabbit hold in the dictionary to really define it and make it tangible. Basically, I found that it’s behavior based on what one considers, good, right, and moral. But I […]
I have always been a self-proclaimed beet hater and unashamed to admit it. However, if you’ve been following our story recently, then you learned that in a produce box we got 8 whole pounds of red beets and I was dumbfounded. We found a whole variety of ways to use pureed beets, including simply adding […]
Don’t let those pesky dandelion weeds go to waste! Turn the flower petals into tasty chocolate chip cookies.
Check out these unique ways to eat beets that even the pickiest eaters might try!
There was a proverbial lightning strike the first time I heard about heritage apple trees. In fact, it’s what they call a “light bulb memory” because I recall it so vividly. I was sitting in a master urban gardening class learning about planting fruit trees. The instructor showed this massive tree with barrels of fruit […]