Welcome To My Garden, My Memories, And The Joy They Have Brought Me.

Welcome To My Garden, My Memories, And The Joy They Have Brought Me.

Month: July 2018

GRANDMA’S HOMEMADE PICKLE RELISH

GRANDMA’S HOMEMADE PICKLE RELISH

GRANDMA’S HOMEMADE PICKLE RELISH This time of year, cooks everywhere dive deep into canning, curing, drying, freezing, and pickling. Humidity turns the kitchen into a sauna bath, but the remembered flavor of preserved foods keeps us moving forward. Homemade Pickle Relish piled on pork or […]

THE RECIPE TRANSLATOR

THE RECIPE TRANSLATOR

THE RECIPE TRANSLATOR Old time recipes are an interesting challenge to translate. My collection of Antique Cookbooks has made me aware that as the generations go by, we have dealt with more than just trying to figure out the Metric System. Butter the size of […]

GROWING FRUIT TREES

GROWING FRUIT TREES

FRUIT TREES – – – HOW TO INCREASE YOUR HARVEST The subject of pollination is seldom written about in PLAIN ENGLISH! And that is why many people bypass it. But there is no surer way to increase the size of your harvest and ensure your […]

GROWING STRAWBERRIES

GROWING STRAWBERRIES

GROWING STRAWBERRIES – – – The Joy of Foraging at Home Television programs and commercials often show people biting into strawberries that are completely white in the center. The actors roll their eyes in ecstasy at the flavor that I am certain is actually a […]

GROWING GLORIOUS DAYLILIES

GROWING GLORIOUS DAYLILIES

GROWING GLORIOUS DAYLILIES Driving out in the country in the middle of Summer, you can see whole colonies of wild daylilies. These older varieties naturalize enthusiastically, the foliage blending right in with the grass. I read somewhere about a stand of daylilies in a private […]