“Ornamental plants with edible parts are the superheroes of the garden,” says Ellen Zachos, author of “Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn’t Know You Could Eat” (Storey Publishing, 2013). “They feed both your body and your soul.”
But I do like strawberries, and what I’ve done to this bed is actually good for the plants. I carry out this renovation, as it is called, every year not long after gathering the last berries for the season.
One source of uncertainty, Hyde said, was that stores like his have to rely on national food companies to apply labels to products with genetically modified ingredients
Globe artichokes have much to contribute to home gardens, from providing thin layers of leathery leaves for delectable dining to serving as flowery backdrops in border settings
“I just have fun with it, I’m not too preachy,” he says. Plus ‘the recipes are so easy. It truly is a 15 minute meal”
“This matter should have been turned over via certified question to the Hawaii Supreme Court because it’s an important issue for the entire state of Hawaii,” said David Minkin, representing the county of Kauai at the hearing.
Considering the superior flavor of fresh-picked vegetables and the choices you get when you grow your own, it’s a wonder that more people don’t have vegetable gardens. Even a local farm or farmers market can’t offer vegetables as fresh as those straight from the back yard. Perhaps if vegetable gardens were more ornamental, they would […]
“It’s going to be a good season for finding morel mushrooms, there’s no doubt about that,” said Brian Harris, spokesman for the Payette National Forest in Idaho.
The sustainability effort also benefits the hotels as the bees produce honey for cocktails, food and spa treatments. It’s the latest in a series of environmental programs at hotels that includes low-flow toilets and aggressive recycling programs.