Are you a lover of garlic like I am? I confess, in our household, we eat garlic almost every day! It does not make for the best breath, and we may not make many new friends... But I can tell you, it tastes amazing and garlic certainly holds its ground when it comes to health benefits! We grow organic hardneck garlic here on our property in Northern Maine. Soon, we will be harvesting, drying, saving seed (cloves), eating, and selling some of those beautiful garlic bulbs!
Spring is here and the gardens are near! Do you love to plant herbs? If so, allow me to elaborate on the beautiful botanical of Basil. It is one of the easiest plants to grow, and often yields a bountiful harvest of sweet greenery! Read on to learn more about this herb- its benefits, uses, and growing tips... Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Basic Growing & Harvesting Tender annual. Almost all basil loves to bask in the heat of the full sun. Most basil types savor rich, moist soi
GROWING LOOSE-LEAF LETTUCE Introduction Why grow gorgeous greens? It's quite a simple process, and leafy greens are packed with nutrients such as Iron, Folate, Fiber, & Vitamins A & C. If you are a fan of salads, or adding green in your sautees, sandwiches, or soups, try growing your very own fresh, assorted supply! Types & Timing Try loose-leaf lettuce that is "cut & come again." Examples would be the lovely Arugula, Kale, Spinach, and a variety of lettuces. When harvesting,