Organic Garden Early August

Somehow a month has passed, so it’s time for my monthly organic vegetable garden update. Organic Garden Early August Highlights It continues to be an incredibly rainy summer. My vegetables would like more sun, I’m sure, but they seem to be happy enough. The cucumbers in particular, with their high water content, are growing very … Read more

Cantaloupe Salad

This cantaloupe salad with lemon balm and lemon cucumber is delicious and very simple to make. Lemon balm (Melissa officianalis) is an herb I am very fond of; I grow it in my garden and I often add it salads (I like it with greens as well as in fruit salads like this one). I … Read more

Herb and Flower Salad

Here is a lovely salad inspired by an empty fridge and a garden that’s offering more for me to eat with each passing day. With the exception of the dried blueberries and the sunflower seeds, everything in this herb and flower salad was homegrown (or in the case of the red clovers, wild). I don’t … Read more

Organic Garden Early July

It’s been about a month since I first posted about our new organic garden, so I thought I’d share some photos of my kitchen vegetable garden now that it’s early July. Despite the fact that the weather was terrible and it rained nearly everyday in June, my organic vegetable garden is growing very well. I … Read more