Category Archives: Gardening Notes

Posts that talk about my experiences with gardening

Salad making is an artform from the ground up!

Salad making is an artform from the ground up!. Advertisements

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Pop-up Green House: Kick it up a Notch with Winter Farming

Joe and I purchased a portable greenhouse kit right  before New Year’s Eve.   We also purchased several bags of top soil and river rock to condition the site where we planned to install the greenhouse. The greenhouse consists of two … Continue reading

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So What the Heck is a Parsnip?

Last night I prepared Roasted Carrot and Parsnip Soup using a recipe I found on Real Simple.  I roasted a pound of carrots, a pound of parsnips, a sweet onion, and three garlic cloves at 400 degrees for about 45 … Continue reading

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Sorry, Onions

Several years ago a friend gave me a simple recipe for making homemade vegetable broth.   She said to saute’ garlic, celery, carrots, and onions in olive oil until the vegetables were soft and the onions had caramelized.   Add any spices … Continue reading

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Next Year’s Garden

We’ve decided to grow the following veggies and herbs in next year’s garden: Garlic Celery Carrots Sweet onions Black Seed Simpson Lettuce Mild Mesclun Mix Spinach Kale Kohlrabi Bell pepper Zucchini Butternut Squash I just ordered some organic seeds from … Continue reading

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I Don’t Even Like Radishes

My husband and I started sampling farmers markets in Hendricks and Marion Counties last summer.  We decided our favorite one was the Zionsville Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.  We made friends with a couple farmers who offered gorgeous veggies at … Continue reading

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