Category : Grow Food

Joe Lamp’l’s  “$25 Dollar Victory Garden” Part 3

Joe Lamp’l’s “$25 Dollar Victory Garden” Part 3

  My friend, garden television host, Joe Lamp’l  just posted the next installment to his blossoming web series, “The $25 Dollar Victory Garden Challenge.” Joe has challenged himself to create an edible garden that will feed a family of four for under…

0 Comments / 26 View / April 28, 2009

The $25 Dollar Victory Garden By Joe Lamp’l

The $25 Dollar Victory Garden By Joe Lamp’l

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Joe Lamp’l is a gardening expert and  the host of the PBS show “Garden Smart” and the author of “The Green Gardener’s Guide” book. Joe is also very ambitious. Lately, Joe has been on a mission to prove to himself…

5 Comments / 283 View / April 13, 2009

onion rack planter from Dollar Tree store

Edible Gardening Containers From Dollar Store!

onion rack planter from Dollar Tree store

  My presentation on the “Beautiful Edible Garden” at  Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival was a hit last week in Florida! After a detailed 45-minute presentation, my audiences stuck around for another 30 minutes or so to take photos…

10 Comments / 871 View / April 8, 2009

Have Your Garden and Eat it Too!

Have Your Garden and Eat it Too!

Edible gardens are gaining in popularity across the nation and new gardeners are hungry for planting and design tips. I encourage people to get the most of their yards and take advantage of every inch of sun-kissed space. 

8 Comments / 401 View / March 25, 2009

An Artichoke Among the Sages

An Artichoke Among the Sages

I enjoyed an artichoke recently that was so delicious and "meaty" that I couldn't stop thinking about it for a few days. The artichoke was grilled, somewhat charred and I devoured it,  sans dip. I was fantasizing about a dressing…

8 Comments / 182 View / March 8, 2009

Front Lawn Versus Edible Gardens: You Choose!

Front Lawn Versus Edible Gardens: You Choose!

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I want to know if edible front yards are dethroning lawns in your neighborhood? From the amount of coverage  the subject is getting from news papers and prominent garden bloggers like my friend Susan Harris over at The Sustainable Gardening Blog,…

33 Comments / 309 View / January 10, 2009

Gourmet, Organic Restaurant Gardens: The Parkway Grill

Gourmet, Organic Restaurant Gardens: The Parkway Grill

Parkway Grill Restaurant in Pasadena California

  My husband, Larry and I celebrated our 17th wedding anniversary last weekend in Pasadena, California. (Yes, I was a child bride). We spent three glorious days visiting some of the nation's most loved botanical destinations including Descanso Gardens, the…

11 Comments / 187 View / December 7, 2008

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