Nasturtium — Not Nasty, Just Nice

Nasturtium. Say it with me, “nas-TUR-shum.” It is an herb; a wonderful, beautiful, flowering herb with lilypad-like foliage and hibiscus-like blooms. Also? You can eat it. Guess what else? It’s a natural pest deterrent, discouraging evil invaders like slugs, caterpillars, and all kinds of things that love to eat your cabbages and cauliflowers. I started […]

Oliver Winery Finery

Today I ran up to Oliver Winery to get some inspiration and reflect on where my blog is going these days. You may or may not know this, but Indiana is home to a whole slew of wineries, and several are right here in south central Indiana. We live in amazing times, folks. Let’s have […]

Chive Blossom Vinegar

Ever heard of chive blossom vinegar? I’ve never grown chives before and had no idea they bloomed nor what to do with a chive blossom except admire its beauty, let alone make vinegar with them. Last year I had the opportunity to save some perennials from an abandoned garden and I dug up some chives […]

Gardening Playlist

Need songs to add to your gardening playlist? I came up with a few this week between waiting for the rain to stop long enough to plant things! What are your favorite tunes to get down and dirty to in the garden? Hyacinth House –The Doors I need a brand new friend…to help me weed! […]

Fried Morel Mushrooms Recipe

Earlier this week I wrote about foraging for morel mushrooms and that I was lucky enough to find enough to fry. Today I’m posting the preparation process and will show you step-by-step what to do with morels after you find them! Disclaimer: ┬áif you’re looking for a real professional recipe with nutrition content and precise […]