Category: From The Garden

All of my posts in one spot!
April 29, 2011
How is your Garden Growing?

If you read my recent blog posts "Have you thought of Starting a Vegetable Garden this year?", and “Helpful Tips for Vegetable Gardening” you will know that I started planting in early March this year .The weather was perfect for planting. Unfortunately, Mother Nature wasn’t so kind for the rest of the month! We had […]

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March 26, 2011
Growing Bananas!

Think you can’t grow bananas in San Diego? Turns out there are varieties of banana trees that grow well in our climate such as the Brazilian banana tree that we have! When my husband and I went fruit tree shopping at our favorite nursery, California Tropical Fruit Trees, we passed by the banana trees and […]

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March 21, 2011
Helpful Tips for Vegetable Gardening

The first two weekends in March were absolutely gorgeous here in San Diego. The weather was perfect for planting; full sun with a light breeze throughout the day. I spent the mornings and afternoons preparing and planting in my garden; taking pride in what will grow to be a beautiful and lush organic garden that […]

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February 27, 2011
Have you thought of Starting a Vegetable Garden this year?

Have you thought of starting a vegetable garden this year? Spring is around the corner and it’s the perfect time to start planning. You may be thinking that growing a garden will require too much time for today’s busy lifestyle. This is partially true… the initial planning requires most of the time and investment but […]

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June 3, 2010

Three years ago we bought a tiny little Mulberry Tree. We were told that it would grow to be very big. We learned that it was a delicate berry like no other. Today as we were assured our tree has tripled in size each year. The mulberries are amazing! Juicy, plump and sweet! Several species […]

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April 15, 2010
Spring is in the Air!

Spring is in the air! The flowers are blooming and its vegetable planting time! I love the fragrance that the fruit trees give while they start to bloom; White flowers on the plum tree, Pink flowers on the peach tree; the citrus trees being the most fragrant. Vegetable plants flower too! I’ve begun vegetable planting […]

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February 22, 2010
Eating Vegetarian

The lent season is here; a 40 day period before Easter in which some of you may be fasting from meat. Others also fast from eating dairy products as well such as milk, cheese and eggs. Since it is the lent season I'd thought I'd bring up the subject since some of you may temporarily […]

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October 7, 2009
What's in your Harvest Bowl?

The air is cooler and the warm fall colors are here, its harvest season. The meaning of harvest is the gathering of a crop. Sitting in the center of my kitchen island is a big decorative bowl that I use to fill with my daily harvest. Acorn, butternut, pumpkin, kacocha, and spaghetti squashes; Pineapples, bananas, lemons […]

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