Cucumber Basil Mojito

Cucumber Basil Mojito

  Two things every garden is full of right now… basil and cucumbers! Mojitos are a summer time favorite, but if you have a large group or party, trying to make individual cocktails can be a pain. Prepare this batch version recipe ahead of time so you can enjoy...
Red Wine Blackberry Vinegar

Red Wine Blackberry Vinegar

  Red Wine Blackberry Vinegar How does a blackberry vinaigrette served on fresh greens and with local goat cheese and toasted sugar glazed hazelnuts sound? Mmm… it was delicious and it certainly celebrates being a locavore. Make this flavored vinegar and have it...
Herb Cheese Stuffed Nasturtiums Recipe

Herb Cheese Stuffed Nasturtiums Recipe

   Herb Cheese Stuffed Nasturtiums Recipe I have been dreaming for these beauties to start blooming and the day has finally come! It started out with one today, one tomorrow… but I needed at least 6 to bloom all the same time because I knew that once I made...
How to Harvest a Flowerfetti

How to Harvest a Flowerfetti

    How to Harvest a Flowerfetti Everything is blooming! I’ve been so busy gathering flowers for drying and making Flowerfetti’s that I seem to be spending all my time in the garden. No complaints here, but my husband has learned that if he doesn’t...
5 Most Useful Herbs in the Garden

5 Most Useful Herbs in the Garden

  5 Most Useful Herbs to Grow There are SO many plants and not enough thyme… sorry… dumb garden humor. But if you had to choose just five plants to grow that followed this criteria: Easy to grow Produces flowers (both for human enjoyment and bees) Used in...
Lilac Cocktail Recipe

Lilac Cocktail Recipe

  Lilac Cocktail Recipe Have you ever wished you could just eat Lilac flowers because they smell so good! Okay, maybe it’s just me, but guess what… you can create a refreshing cocktail that will completely have your girlfriends begging for the recipe. So...
Carpet Deodorizer with Herbs

Carpet Deodorizer with Herbs

  Carpet Deodorizer with Herbs I love my dog, but he’s got a special funk that’s all his own. It doesn’t take long before a throw blanket takes on his distinguishing scent but at least that can get tossed into the wash. Carpets… not so much. We...
2 Step Yoga Mat Spray

2 Step Yoga Mat Spray

  2 Step Yoga Mat Spray I decided this year to share more of my homemade remedies. I am always mixing up something for pest control in the garden, delicious fresh fruit recipes or like my latest concoction, a yoga mat spray. I’m proud to say that I’ve been...
Slider BBQ Burger Bar Party

Slider BBQ Burger Bar Party

  Slider BBQ Burger Bar Party Are you planning to host a BBQ this summer?  A burger bar is not new, but in my research for some yummy toppings, I realized that in order to try several variations… regular burgers were too big. So I created 14 different toppings...
Lavender and Coconut Oil Bath BonBons

Lavender and Coconut Oil Bath BonBons

  Lavender and Coconut Oil Bath BonBons While I was harvesting my lavender and tying them into bundles for drying, I tried to decide what to do with it all this year. My post last summer on 5 Ways to Use Lavender included an ice cream recipe, lemon lavender...