Did you grow up eating pickled beets and want to relive your childhood memories? Have you always wanted to grow beets in your garden? Is your favorite salad mixed with arugula, beets, and goat cheese?
Growing beets is the perfect way to culminate your desire to satisfy these needs. Beets are a perfect root vegetable that is so easy to grow and taste like no other vegetable. It has an earthy component to it that makes it a unique flavor for on your plate.
Some cultures even believe that a beet that a man and woman shares will create an endless love between them. Eating beets are even shown to help you stay together with some increased sexual drive.
You either love beets or you don’t. It is funny because I am the only one in my house that cares for them. In fact, I just juiced one with some carrots and celery and had a beet salad for lunch because I had an insatiable craving for beets as I have been researching and writing about beets for a few days.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to grow celery for that fresh taste and crisp bite? Do you seem to have a hard time getting celery to grow properly?
Wouldn’t it be cool to add your own homegrown celery stalk to your Bloody Mary drinks? Are you looking to boost your health and need a good vegetable to grow in your garden for the fall period? Continue reading
Broccoli is one of those vegetables that always seems to stick out in stir-frys. You can’t miss those big chunks of dark green florets that are steaming hot on your plate of some Asian dish.
Have you ever tasted your own freshly picked broccoli from your garden? There is a huge difference between supermarket broccoli and homegrown broccoli. The fresh flavors of homegrown broccoli explode in your mouth.Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why they named a doll after a cabbage patch? Did you know that Sauerkraut & Kimichi is actually from cabbage? Are you uncertain of how to grow cabbage?
Read ahead and you will discover all you need to know about growing cabbage. You will learn everything to get you growing cabbage from seed. You will learn how to care for cabbage and even some inspiration on how to eat it.
Growing up I remember seeing those old time crocks that adorned many European-American homes. The crocks were used for fermenting vegetables that grow in every garden.
You better believe that they were filled with cabbage and stored away under the countertops until they were bubbling away. Fermented foods are deeply rooted in the necessity to store food for longer periods of times without refrigeration. Cabbage was natures answer to the perfect food to take on this challenge.Continue reading
Peas are one of those vegetables that are woven into our everyday lives and culture. Remember the movie Forest Gump and the famous line, “Me and Jenny goes together like peas and carrots.” Yes, peas do seem to mix well with carrots.
Have you ever wanted to grow peas in your garden? Want to save some money at the supermarket because man those sugar snap peas are expensive.Continue reading
Want to learn 2 simple ways on how to thin carrots. You will learn 2 simple techniques of thinning carrots that can be done in your container, pot, or garden beds. Thinning carrots is the process of removing some of your carrots plants out.
The carrots may be crowded as it is common with them because the seeds are really tiny and sometimes get broadcast too much together. Learning how to thin carrots will ensure that your carrots can grow to full maturity.Continue reading