Become A Basil Expert

May 12, 2019

Basil is a culinary herb and is grown for its flavorful leaves and is used in cuisines worldwide.  Basil is an annual plant but in some warmer locations, it can be a perennial plant....

The Blue Flower Of Borage

September 16, 2018

I was first introduced to Borage on a visit to the Getty Villa in Malibu, CA. 

In what was a replica of an ancient Roman herb garden I saw a beautiful, vibrant blue flower. The flower...

6 Plants That Repel Pests

June 03, 2018

Even the most beautiful garden is going to harbor some insect pests. Aphids, Mosquitos, and Whiteflies, as well as other nasty little critters, have an amazing ability to cause a lot of damage...

Herb Gardening Basics

April 30, 2018

What is a pizza without Basil? Salsa isn’t salsa without Cilantro and what would a potato be without sour cream and Chives! Herbs add flavor to our food every day and yet we often take them...

Kitchen Countertop Gardening

September 10, 2017

Just because the weather may be getting cooler doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a tasty, fresh salad with your lunch or dinner. Produce you purchase at the store tastes ok but there is...

Recipe Of The Month: Basil

July 30, 2017

Our recipe this month features Basil, which we use to make Pesto. Pesto is a sauce with origins from Genoa, Italy. The name comes from the Genoese verb pesta (Italian: pestare), which means to...

Recipe Of The Month: Dill

March 26, 2017

The next garden grown ingredient with are going to highlight is Dill. Dill has a short life span, so if you use it in your recipes just take the amount you need for your dish. When Dill is dried it...

Vegetables & Herbs For Small Containers

March 18, 2017

I find that many people I meet would love to learn how to garden but they live in an apartment or condominium and feel like they don’t have enough space to grow anything worthwhile. The...

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