Join us this Thursday, July 25th from 5:30-7pm for a FREE tasting event. Sip and shop, mingle and enjoy the garden center while you sample cocktails made fresh from the ingredients in your gardens. We are highlighting berries, cucumber, Herbs (basil, mint, thyme, lemon verbena) and peaches (from Crow Farm) this month. No […]
This month we will concentrate a bit on herbs and strawberries. Strawberries are in season now at your local farmers markets and stands. Herbs are always in good supply. We are also highlighting cucumber since it is light and refreshing and we are in a drought. Pairing cucumber with a ghost pepper […]
So here we are again… Gardening season, spring, our bodies are starting to wake up and lean towards the warmth of the sun- FINALLY! With that we start up our Thirsty Thursdays again. May brings the beginning of many flavors. This week we highlight Basil, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Blueberries and Lemon Verbena.
I LOVE the summer heat and a cool refreshing cocktail. What says cool more than a cucumber? Certainly not the back side of your pillow! Yes, cucumber is the theme this month along with crisp soda water, lemonade and my favorite; lemongrass. Here are the recipes for Thirsty Thursday : Siam Sip 2 shots Hendrick’s […]
What to and how to- Basil likes it hot, so wait to plant it until the daytime temperatures are above 70 degrees and night temperatures STAY above 50. Any chill will cause the leaves to blacken and curl. Basil needs rich organic well drained soil, and basil loves the sun. To harvest, take off […]