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Mid Winter Musings...

There is something quite magical and calming about gardening in the dead of Winter. The garden takes on an eerie quiet and as a gardener, I love the fact that the stillness allows me to go about my business in a methodical pace rather than the usual rush and tumble urgency that takes place in the other seasons. 648 more words


Berry Goodness!

Here’s the next garden update!

I love berries! Blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries… They’re packed with natural sweetness, antioxidants, fibre and, of course, they taste great! You can also eat them in so many ways: savouring them as they are, with your breakfast cereal or oatmeal, on top of pancakes or waffles, in a crêpe, in a fresh garden salad, with a bowl of yogurt for breakfast or a snack or for a dessert – serve mixed berries with a large dollop of rich, decadent Greek yogurt. 355 more words


Easy-peasy Gluten-free Dairy-Free Basil and Almond Pesto

As my herbs get bigger and bigger and I grow more basil, I wonder what to use it for! So on a day off this week it came to me that I LOVE Pesto and I don’t tend to buy bought pesto from shop as it contains many ingredients that I cannot eat!!! 129 more words

Gluten Free

How to Grow Sprouts With Mason Jars

I’ve been getting more and more into gardening. It’s definitely a learn-as-I-go process, as I don’t exactly have the so-called green thumb. After killing so many plants, I’m finally getting the hang of it, well, sort of. 655 more words


From earth to plate

One of the few upsides of living the Hardcore Country Life:  fresh oregano and culantro from earth on the way to the pot.

Because my oregano and… 30 more words


Summer Dinner on the Patio

Peaches, anyone? Fresh, juicy, and flavorful…..the perfect flavors when combined with tomatoes, sliced mozzarella, spinach, fresh basil from the garden, drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar – then simply go outside to… 23 more words


tales from the garden

There have been ups and downs in the garden. First of all, there was this bugger, who immediately became enemy number 1. So mean and selfish to eat the entire top of the green pepper plant yourself. 126 more words