Garden Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta

Garden Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta

Garden Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta When I have garden-fresh Roma tomatoes and basil, this is our one of our favorite ways to eat them. Dinner comes together quickly and you can’t beat the flavor of home-grown tomatoes and basil!  3-4 T. extra virgin olive oil (divided) 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 white onion, diced […] Read more…

Six Things to Know Before You Plant Asparagus

Learn More About Growing Asparagus

Unlike most vegetables, asparagus is a perennial, meaning it lives for more than two seasons. It takes a couple of years to mature before you can harvest and enjoy it, but it lasts for many years. Asparagus stalks increase in circumference and number over time — it definitely gets better with age. Disclaimer: this post […] Read more…

The one thing you must do when you plant a tree

Labeling Trees: The Last Step in Planting

Once you’ve planted it, don’t forget to label your tree. You planted the right tree in the right location, well done! Don’t forget to label your tree, it’s the last (but often overlooked) step when you plant a tree. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links See my disclosure policy for more information. Why should I label my […] Read more…

How to Grow Broccoli- Five Tips for Growing broccoli- #broccoli #gardening #howtogrow

Five Tips For Growing Broccoli

Broccoli has been called one of “the world’s healthiest foods” (whfoods.org). Low in calories and high in vitamins, the list of reasons to eat broccoli is long and would take pages to explain. President Thomas Jefferson loved broccoli, and planted imported seeds from Italy at his Monticello estate. If you’d like to join Thomas Jefferson, […] Read more…

How to grow cucumbers in Arizona

Growing Cucumbers In Arizona

Growing cucumbers in Arizona can be a challenge. The intense heat of Arizona is often too much for the cucumbers to handle, they dry out, and if they do grow they are often bitter.  Cucumbers grow best with a long warm (but not hot) growing season. To overcome the challenges of growing cucumbers in Arizona […] Read more…

How to grow Swiss Chard

How To Grow Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is power packed with nutrients and easy to grow. It belongs in every garden. Learn how to grow Swiss Chard and how to incorporate it into your diet. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. What is Swiss Chard? Swiss chard is a member of the beet family, but […] Read more…

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