Super Success Strategies: Potatoes

Really, I have nothing to complain about – my potatoes are just fine. I prepare the soil well, feed them with lots of comfrey, treat them right and voilà potatoes (because they really are that easy). But ever-searching for produce nirvana, I did a little digging to find out just what it would take to […]

The Broad Beans Are Back

Last week I was convinced the wind was destroying my broad beans. I really like broad beans. With today’s fantastic sun and assuaged winds, came a chance to get in and discover the damage. And I’m pleased to say, they did just fine; until an exuberant 2-year-old tried to help me pick them. Broad beans […]

I have questions… Episode 1: Chia, Parsley, Echinacea

The secret to productivity and getting stuff done, I am constantly told is accountability. And thus begins my new method to potentially get the website updated more often and keep it interesting of course. So I’m going to relay to you my planty questions of the moment and then I welcome your feedback while trying to […]

X-ray Vision Carrots and Power Punch Broccoli

Giving vegetables exciting names is a low-cost, easy solution to getting kids to eat more vegetables, according to Cornell University. In a yet to be published paper, research shows that children will eat more vegetables if they are renamed to something more enticing. In the studies, vegetables were renamed in school cafeterias and showed a […]