Posts Tagged "cooking"

Fried Green Tomatoes

Posted on October 30th, 2017

Winter is Coming… and that is not just for all you Game of Thrones fans.  It is that time of year and veggie growing season is drawing to a close. Fortunately we do not have to prepare for The Night King or his army of White Walkers heading from the north but it is really […]

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Fall’s Funky Pumpkins

Posted on September 27th, 2017

What is the number one must have for fall decorating?  It’s the pumpkin of course!  Everyone loves the jack-o’-lantern.  Spooky, silly or just plain cute, the carved Halloween pumpkin is a staple for the front porch in October. But why stop there?  Colorful gourds, squash and pumpkins make excellent accents for Thanksgiving decorating too!  After […]

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Homegrown Goodness

Posted on June 27th, 2017

Now that we are starting to see and enjoy some nice weather, my family’s container gardens at our house are starting to take off.  My wife always requests that we have at least one big pot of herbs growing on our deck each summer and this year we have two.  My daughter, Nora, planted an […]

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Sweet Strawberry

Posted on June 20th, 2017

I was in a little bit of a jam last week, we were down a trailer because it was being serviced and I needed to move our mini excavator to a friend’s house; I was helping him level out his front yard.  I called in a favor from the Rose’s next door and they let […]

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Easy Herbs

Posted on June 16th, 2017

Guess what guys?!  Herbs are so easy!  If you have never gardened before and you would like to make the foray into the world of gardening…go for it with herbs.  Not only are they easy but they are fun, practical, delicious and pretty.  There is not a ton you need to know about herb care, […]

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A Small Piece of Summer

Posted on April 6th, 2017

My wife had a moment of panic last week, she had to dig deep down in our chest freezer to find the very last batch of tomatoes from last year’s garden.  She and I spent hours processing and freezing as many vegetables as we could to use throughout the winter.  It’s a sad moment when […]

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Dig In at Freshtival

Posted on March 10th, 2017

What is a Freshtival? Well, to us it’s a weekend full of fun, food and planting. It’s how we celebrate our community and the arrival of Spring. Live music, great food and fun for the whole family.  Just like years past our favorite food trucks will be here all weekend long. Van Wilgen’s greenhouse will be alive […]

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