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Garden Errors

In my last post I mentioned using finely chopped carrot leaves in an herb pesto, and it occurred to me that there is a bit more to say about this because it pertains to what to do when things go wrong in the garden. 625 more words

Urban Homesteading

Garden carrot top smoothie

This was a banner year for my carrot crop! The longest carrot I have ever grown was a whopping 3 inches long. This year, I had one that came close to 5 inches!! 442 more words

Real Food Kids

Summer Session: Week 10 Recipes

Can you believe we are half way through the summer already? I hope you’re all enjoying it as much as I do every year. I wanted to remind you that we do have a Facebook page called Jubilee Farm: Cultivating Community our members can join and share recipes and ideas as well. 793 more words

Red head renaissance due to Game of Thrones eye candy

Red heads are currently experiencing something of a renaissance due mainly to the high proliferation of attractive rangas on popular TV show Game of Thrones. Previously the scorn of society, red heads are now somewhat less loathsome, with recent news revealing that… 122 more words


Allotment Cooking: Carrot Top Pesto

One of the most important lessons I’ve learnt about growing carrots is not to leave carrot thinnings lying around because the scent attracts carrot fly. The second thing I’ve learnt about growing carrots is to sow thinly (I’m working on that) because thinning carrots is no fun. 373 more words


Glorious Green Carrot tops

Only recently did I discover the joy of carrot tops. We grow carrots in our garden each summer and I usually discard the carrot tops. But I now have learnt to use my carrot tops and I actually am more excited about the tops than the carrots. 64 more words


A Leftover Kitchen Lesson

How many people in this world have stale food in the refrigerator or leftovers after a meal? I think its safe to assume that it happens to most of us. 790 more words