Garden of Eatin’

How-To
Common Gardening Mistakes and What I’ve Learned From ThemCommon Gardening Mistakes and What I’ve Learned From Them
Taking Care of Your Urban Farm While You’re TravelingTaking Care of Your Urban Farm While You’re Traveling
The No-Dig Vegetable GardenThe No-Dig Vegetable Garden
Vintage Clawfoot Turned Bathtub PlanterVintage Clawfoot Turned Bathtub Planter
Soil Solarization in Raised BedsSoil Solarization in Raised Beds
Decoding Your Garden Seed CatalogsDecoding Your Garden Seed Catalogs
How Long Do Seeds Really Last? (Plus, a Cheat Sheet on Seed Storage Life)How Long Do Seeds Really Last? (Plus, a Cheat Sheet on Seed Storage Life)
Some Seed Inspiration For YouSome Seed Inspiration For You
Seed Starting in the SummerSeed Starting in the Summer
Seed Starting Supplies on the Cheap: Scouring the Dollar StoreSeed Starting Supplies on the Cheap: Scouring the Dollar Store
Seed Starting Containers You Already Have Around the HouseSeed Starting Containers You Already Have Around the House
How to Make Recycled Newspaper Pots for Seed StartingHow to Make Recycled Newspaper Pots for Seed Starting
How to Make Your Own Seed Starting (and Potting) MixHow to Make Your Own Seed Starting (and Potting) Mix
The No-Brainer Guide to Starting Seeds IndoorsThe No-Brainer Guide to Starting Seeds Indoors
Starting Seeds in Coffee Filters (or Paper Towels)Starting Seeds in Coffee Filters (or Paper Towels)
Starting Seeds in Eggshells... Cute and Yes, Even PracticalStarting Seeds in Eggshells… Cute and Yes, Even Practical
Soaking Seeds to Speed GerminationSoaking Seeds to Speed Germination
Make Your Own Seed TapeMake Your Own Seed Tape
A Guide to Saving and Storing SeedsA Guide to Saving and Storing Seeds
Fermenting and Saving Tomato SeedsFermenting and Saving Tomato Seeds
What is Damping Off Disease?What is Damping Off Disease?
How to Harden Off Your SeedlingsHow to Harden Off Your Seedlings
Leggy Seedlings: What Causes Them and How to Correct ThemLeggy Seedlings: What Causes Them and How to Correct Them
Grow Bigger and Better Tomatoes This Summer!Grow Bigger and Better Tomatoes This Summer!
How to Repot Tomato SeedlingsHow to Repot Tomato Seedlings
Why and How to Transplant Tomatoes... AgainWhy and How to Transplant Tomatoes… Again
How to Transplant Tomatoes in a TroughHow to Transplant Tomatoes in a Trough
Trellising Tomatoes With the Florida WeaveTrellising Tomatoes With the Florida Weave
Planting a Three Sisters GardenPlanting a Three Sisters Garden
Curing Your Winter Squash for StorageCuring Your Winter Squash for Storage
Planting Fava Beans as a Fall Cover CropPlanting Fava Beans as a Fall Cover Crop
Harvesting and Pruning the Leaves (and Flowers!) From Your Fava PlantHarvesting and Pruning the Leaves (and Flowers!) From Your Fava Plant
Growing, Harvesting and Shelling Fava BeansGrowing, Harvesting and Shelling Fava Beans
Peas in a PodPeas in a Pod
How to Tell When an Avocado Is Ripe on the TreeHow to Tell When an Avocado Is Ripe on the Tree
Fennel For the ButterfliesFennel For the Butterflies
How to Grow Green Onions… Without DirtHow to Grow Green Onions… Without Dirt
How to Harvest and Cure Your Onion CropHow to Harvest and Cure Your Onion Crop
Growing GarlicGrowing Garlic
Growing and Harvesting Green GarlicGrowing and Harvesting Green Garlic
Grrr... Garlic Rust and How to DealGrrr… Garlic Rust and How to Deal
The Trick of Knowing When to Harvest GarlicThe Trick of Knowing When to Harvest Garlic
A Guide to Curing and Storing GarlicA Guide to Curing and Storing Garlic
How to Propagate LemongrassHow to Propagate Lemongrass
Two-Year Lemongrass Update (and How to Tame That Wild Thing)Two-Year Lemongrass Update (and How to Tame That Wild Thing)
Two-Year Lemongrass Update (and How to Tame That Wild Thing)Planting Milkweed for the Monarchs
Brewing Compost Tea for Better Plant HealthBrewing Compost Tea for Better Plant Health
It’s Spring… and Time to Sift the CompostIt’s Spring… and Time to Sift the Compost
Vermicomposting: A Way With WormsVermicomposting: A Way With Worms
Wormville… An Update on My Vermicomposting BinWormville… An Update on My Vermicomposting Bin
Harvesting My Worm CompostHarvesting My Worm Compost
Drip Irrigation: Watering Your Garden While Saving Your ResourcesDrip Irrigation: Watering Your Garden While Saving Your Resources
Drip Irrigation: Assembling and Installing Your SystemDrip Irrigation: Assembling and Installing Your System
Did You Know
The Stories Behind Heirloom SeedsThe Stories Behind Heirloom Seeds
A Lot Can Happen in 10 DaysA Lot Can Happen in 10 Days
From Seed to Seedling: An Anatomy LessonFrom Seed to Seedling: An Anatomy Lesson
Anatomy of an ArtichokeAnatomy of an Artichoke
Smells of Summer: Fresh, Fragrant Tomato LeavesSmells of Summer: Fresh, Fragrant Tomato Leaves
The Sex Life of SquashThe Sex Life of Squash
A Look at Legumes: Rhizobia and Root NodulesA Look at Legumes: Rhizobia and Root Nodules
Why Do Purple Beans Turn Green After Cooking?Why Do Purple Beans Turn Green After Cooking?
Eat Your Greens? It's In Your GenesEat Your Greens? It’s In Your Genes
Summer-Lovin’ Salad GreensSummer-Lovin’ Salad Greens
Lettuce... Even In SummerLettuce… Even In Summer
Romanesco Broccoli: A Fibonacci FractalRomanesco Broccoli: A Fibonacci Fractal
Red Beets: A PSA (and TMI)Red Beets: A PSA (and TMI)
The Superhydrophobic Surface of Nasturtium LeavesThe Superhydrophobic Surface of Nasturtium Leaves
A Banana by Any Other NameA Banana by Any Other Name
A Banana Plant Is an Herb (Or, Little Known Banana Facts)A Banana Plant Is an Herb (Or, Little Known Banana Facts)
The Curious History of the Mistletoe (It’s More Than Just the Kissing Plant)The Curious History of the Mistletoe (It’s More Than Just the Kissing Plant)
Getting Stoned on SoilGetting Stoned on Soil
Ladies Who LunchLadies Who Lunch
The Other Stuff You Can Compost (Besides Kitchen Scraps)The Other Stuff You Can Compost (Besides Kitchen Scraps)
I Planted My PlacentaI Planted My Placenta
Global Weirding in the GardenGlobal Weirding in the Garden
You Can Eat That?!
Harvesting Wild Fennel PollenHarvesting Wild Fennel Pollen
Edible Feijoa FlowersEdible Feijoa Flowers
Harvesting and Pruning the Leaves (and Flowers!) From Your Fava PlantHarvesting and Pruning the Leaves (and Flowers!) From Your Fava Plant
Tomato Leaves: The Toxic MythTomato Leaves: The Toxic Myth
Are Carrot Tops Toxic? (The Short Answer: No)Are Carrot Tops Toxic? (The Short Answer: No)
Is Chard Root Edible?Is Chard Root Edible?
Edible Kale Flower BudsEdible Kale Flower Buds
Broccoli Leaves Are EdibleBroccoli Leaves Are Edible
Mallow: The Everywhere Edible WeedMallow: The Everywhere Edible Weed
Vegetables
Golden Bantam Sweet Corn (With a Cilantro-Lime Butter Recipe!)Golden Bantam Sweet Corn (With a Cilantro-Lime Butter Recipe!)
Purple of Romagna ArtichokesPurple of Romagna Artichokes
Mexican Sour Gherkin CucumbersMexican Sour Gherkin Cucumbers
Metki Painted Serpent MelonMetki Painted Serpent Melon
Dragon’s Egg CucumbersDragon’s Egg Cucumbers
Linda's Love ApplesLinda’s Love Apples
Kaleidoscope of TomatoesKaleidoscope of Tomatoes
Rogue Tomatoes Overtake the FarmletteRogue Tomatoes Overtake the Farmlette
The Accidental TomatoThe Accidental Tomato
Tomatoes In WinterTomatoes In Winter
Fish Pepper: A Peculiar Pepper With Deep Roots in African-American HistoryFish Pepper: A Peculiar Pepper With Deep Roots in African-American History
A Wee Little Pepper Called Filius BlueA Wee Little Pepper Called Filius Blue
Warts and Wattles: Patisson Strie SquashWarts and Wattles: Patisson Strie Squash
Turk’s Turban Winter SquashTurk’s Turban Winter Squash
Black Futsu SquashBlack Futsu Squash
Zucchino RampicanteZucchino Rampicante
Sprouting Squash… From Inside a SquashSprouting Squash… From Inside a Squash
Dragon Tongue Bush BeansDragon Tongue Bush Beans
Pretty Purple Podded Bush BeansPretty Purple Podded Bush Beans
Chinese Red Noodle Yardlong BeansChinese Red Noodle Yardlong Beans
Golden Sweet Snow PeasGolden Sweet Snow Peas
My, What Big Broccoli You Have!My, What Big Broccoli You Have!
Spinach... Salad?Spinach… Salad?
Collards Gone WildCollards Gone Wild
Anthocyanin Powerhouse: Pusa Asita CarrotsAnthocyanin Powerhouse: Pusa Asita Carrots
Carrot Porn: NSFW… Or Maybe It Is, Depending On Your WorkCarrot Porn: NSFW… Or Maybe It Is, Depending On Your Work
Colossal CarrotColossal Carrot
This Little Carrot…This Little Carrot…
Winter Radishes Versus Spring RadishesWinter Radishes Versus Spring Radishes
Black Is the New RadishBlack Is the New Radish
White Hailstone RadishesWhite Hailstone Radishes
Radish Seed Pods (and Some Pickles)Radish Seed Pods (and Some Pickles)
The Sweet BeetThe Sweet Beet
Golden Globe Turnips and GreensGolden Globe Turnips and Greens
Turnip BizarroTurnip Bizarro
Turnip GiganteTurnip Gigante
Bloomin' OnionBloomin’ Onion
CornucopiaCornucopia
Camping Never Tasted So GoodCamping Never Tasted So Good
Fruits
First Day of FallFirst Day of Fall
Lemon HarvestLemon Harvest
Valencia... Limes? No, Not ReallyValencia… Limes? No, Not Really
A Banana Plant Is an Herb (Or, Little Known Banana Facts)A Banana Plant Is an Herb (Or, Little Known Banana Facts)
Feijoa MadnessFeijoa Madness
Herbs
Bloody Dock: Not As Macabre As It SoundsBloody Dock: Not As Macabre As It Sounds
Mitsuba: The Japanese ParsleyMitsuba: The Japanese Parsley
Salad Burnet: An Herb That Tastes Like a CucumberSalad Burnet: An Herb That Tastes Like a Cucumber
Wild Zaatar Oregano: An UpdateWild Zaatar Oregano: An Update
True French Sorrel (and Your Garden on Toast)True French Sorrel (and Your Garden on Toast)
African Blue BasilAfrican Blue Basil
That Devilish ParsleyThat Devilish Parsley
Chive BlossomChive Blossom
Pink Peppercorns: A Gourmet Spice Growing in the BackyardPink Peppercorns: A Gourmet Spice Growing in the Backyard
Peruvian Pink PeppercornsPeruvian Pink Peppercorns
Garlic Scapes Are GoodGarlic Scapes Are Good
My Mammoth GarlicMy Mammoth Garlic
World’s Smallest GarlicWorld’s Smallest Garlic
Ginger and Galangal... Finally!Ginger and Galangal… Finally!
Ginger and Galangal UpdateGinger and Galangal Update
First Ginger HarvestFirst Ginger Harvest
Trees
The Southern California Christmas TreeThe Southern California Christmas Tree
Bugs and Backyard Critters
Let's Talk About Native Bees and Why We Need ThemLet’s Talk About Native Bees and Why We Need Them
Video: Watch a Mason Bee Emerge From a CocoonVideo: Watch a Mason Bee Emerge From a Cocoon
Fig Beetles: Bumbling Pilots of the GardenFig Beetles: Bumbling Pilots of the Garden
O-No! OpossumO-No! Opossum
Baby OpossumsBaby Opossums
Excursions
Exploring the First CSA Farm in the CountryExploring the First CSA Farm in the Country
Why Are Barns Traditionally Red?Why Are Barns Traditionally Red?
A Day in Pennsylvania Dutch CountryA Day in Pennsylvania Dutch Country
A Look Inside the National Heirloom ExpositionA Look Inside the National Heirloom Exposition
A Tour of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed CompanyA Tour of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
A Tour of Moss Mountain FarmA Tour of Moss Mountain Farm
Viktualienmarkt: The Munich Farmers’ MarketViktualienmarkt: The Munich Farmers’ Market

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September 8 2013      Leave a comment     Linda Ly