Garlic scapes are the shoots that the garlic sends up to flower. They are really pretty or at least I think so! They are a curly shoot with a white-green “flower bud” close to the end. My mom gave me a garlic plant a couple of years ago. Somehow I thought it was some sort of Asian onion that a neighbor had given her. … Read More Garlic Scapes
We love hot pepper jelly. Who doesn’t? Right? A sweet and spicy hot pepper jelly or jam made with plenty of peppers can be enjoyed so many ways. It has become a family favorite to be enjoyed during the holidays at our house making it a terrific holiday gift.
As you know, I have been playing with Sun Painting! It is super easy and the effects are amazing. See instructions in an earlier post, Sun Painting. Unfortunately, the sun and the weather in general does not always cooperate. My backyard and deck faces southwest so it does not get early morning sun. If I wait until the sun gets overhead, it could mean … Read More Sun Painting- A Simple Laboratory Trick
Today I finally got to try Sun Painting! I bought paints last summer, but it was going into fall and not very sunny or warm. So I never had a chance to try the paints. Well today, it is in the upper 90s and quite sunny. Perfect weather for Sun Painting. I picked out a couple of cotton aprons that I had bought for … Read More Sun Painting
I visited an amazing organic garden today. I met Bill through our neighborhood app. Bill posted Comfrey for sale and I posted organic Rhubarb for sale. We decided to tour each others gardens. Bill’s garden is a master organic garden and he generously allowed me to take a few pictures to share with you!