20 May 2013, Posted by Victoria in In the Garden, .
Another gloomy May day. Good for my plants, flowers & ground water, bad for my laundry - the procrastination continues! I was lured outside by all the bright greens, pinks, purples and bold contrast colors. Though, I suffered a lot of dampening off this year basement work = poor air circulation, surprisingly, my green envy ......Continue Reading
This weekend was beautiful & full of digging in the garden. When I don't have much time for lunch, I tend to look around for something fresh & quick. The first thing I spotted - arugula sprouts! Paired with a loaf of super seedy bread from the Roots Bakery, hydroponic tomatoes from Hummingbird Farms (find ......Continue Reading
This was a devastating week. On Thursday my adorable Scottish Terrier, Jay, passed away. It was sudden, we are shocked & I'm at a loss. Jay was the very definition of spunky & he was so until the end. We had no idea that a tumor was growing inside him. His vigor, appetite & ......Continue Reading
18 Apr 2013, Posted by Victoria in In the Garden, .
We moved to the western side of Howard County 6 years ago this August. One of the appeals was the additional gardening & outdoor space. After our first winter I noticed tons of tulip shoots & plants, so I held off on any garden renovations to see what lied beneath the soil. They never sent ......Continue Reading
My garlic chives need a haircut. Before the chop, I thought long and hard about what to make with so many. Why not Pesto? Using the traditional basil pesto ingredients (sans garlic, I wanted to really taste the garlic chives) I made a bright punchy pesto that will be divine over pasta w/ tomatoes (local ......Continue Reading