3 Easy Curb Appeal Tips (for the low-maintenance gardener!) #LetsGarden

Monrovia

Why Monrovia plants? Because my Mom says so, and Mom is always right. OK, so that’s not the only reason we’re Monrovia gardening fans (although Mom’s opinion is usually the one I trust.) I’m a lifetime garden lover and my husband is a master gardener through Penn State, but honestly, our green thumbs are really… [read more]

Adventures in Eating: 8 Weird Garden Foods to Try

I’m a big believer in traditional garden staple veggies, but my husband is an explorer. We usually meet in the middle, so I get my plain old green peas and the kids get to try lots of fun new things. Today, I’m sharing a little inspiration to make your next garden more interesting. We’ve grown 4… [read more]

Zucchini Recipes: Zucchini Shepherd’s Pie

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And so it begins. The zucchini onslaught. Please send zucchini recipes, STAT! In fact, it’s almost Sneak Some Zucchini onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day. (Although that usually works better at night.) See, at this time of year, at least here in Pennsylvania, zucchini plants are in super production mode, and we gardeners often find ourselves with… [read more]

How to Make Wild Violet Syrup

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This post about how to make wild violet syrup was brought to you by Zulka Morena pure cane sugar, who provided a product sample for our use in this recipe. My grandmother always loved wild violets. I do, too, and that’s why they were the flowers I chose for my wedding. Not the smartest move,… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: A tiny garden friend

Meet Chardy, our newest garden friend!