As the summer draws to a close, I'm letting my favorite salads have one last hoorah. I made this one for a bonfire picnic we attended last weekend. Thankfully, the weather's still hot and this salad is a welcome treat when all you want is something cold.
Welcome to my summer 2015 garden. Things have been quite active this season (especially with the yellow squash and zucchini - no surprise there,) and now the growth is just starting to wind down a bit. Enjoy this collection of photos I snapped in my enclosure and Grow Camp this afternoon. First up, the garden… Continue reading Summer 2015 Garden
Yummy as a light breakfast or as a little pick-me-up snack, this simple fruit bowl has been a favorite of mine this summer. Try it out! Ingredients: Swap these 1st four ingredients out as desired to include your favorite fruits. Apples, raspberries, peaches, strawberries...whatever is fresh and in season. 1 chopped nectarine (pit removed, of course!)1/2… Continue reading Fruit and Yogurt with Walnut Date Topping
...and aphids attack! Unfortunately, the downside of my Grow Camp is that tiny bugs can get in, but bigger bugs (some of whom are quite beneficial) can not. I went out to check on my crazy eggplants last week (I say crazy because they are all foliage and no actual eggplants - perhaps from all… Continue reading I turn my back for one second…
What a strange growing season it's been. The rain just didn't stop in June and the first half of July, which really seemed to wreak havoc on all the plants' usual growing habits. But now, finally, the heat has turned up, things are drying out (a bit) and lots of growth is happening all over… Continue reading July Garden Gallery