WesternGardener, contributor | February 11th, 20103 comments
One-gallon cans of jumbo-sized packets of garden seeds can be a thrifty alternative for home gardeners who plant large gardens. Each large can contains 16 different veggie favorites and gives new meaning to “canned vegetables.”
Thyme is an herb of Mediterranean origin. It is useful in all kinds of dishes from appetizers to desserts and goes well with seasonal winter produce as well as grains, beans, nuts, as well as meat, fish and fowl.
If you have never grown a vegetable garden before, then 2010 is the year you should start. A month or so ago, you may have been busy writing down those resolutions that you want to accomplish in the...
WesternGardener, contributor | January 21st, 20102 comments
Until you’ve experienced the pleasure of growing sweet red peppers and then grinding the dried pods into fresh paprika, you won’t know what you’ve been missing. One whiff of fresh paprika and you’ll never want to buy grocery store paprika again.