CucumberTomato

A Summer Salad

There is no better time to enjoy freshly picked produce than right now. Tomatoes and cucumbers are practically leaping off the vine ready to be added to the salad bowl. The basil growing in our herb gardens is in full production and will benefit from periodic harvesting. So in celebration of this abundance I offer this recipe for your pleasure.   Save Print Cucumber Tomato Salad   Ingredients 2 large cucumbers, seedless preferred 2...

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HarvestingSage

Tips For Herb Harvesting

Sometime after the Fourth of July, herb gardeners are occasionally overcome with strange needs. We scout for flat surfaces around the house. Spare tables, the top of the clothes dryer, nothing is safe. Then we raid our gardens for armfuls of basil, rosemary, and sage. Green mounds spring up everywhere in the house and spill over into the garage as we gather from our herb garden. If you’re having these urges, take heart. Just...

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SummerSwimming

Some Fresh Ideas For Summer

Ah, summertime. The spring planting frenzy is past and herb gardeners are beginning to enjoy the fruits of their labors. They dust off the lawn chairs and fire up the barbecue for a sweet time relaxing with family and friends. As you journey through the coming summer days, don’t forget to add a few snips of fresh herbs to your food and fun. Here are a few ideas I’ve collected over the years. When...

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