Making Hypertufa Pots

Tufa is a variety of limestone that is found around the world.  It is porous and soft enough to carve, used in building and to make various other things such as livestock water troughs.  It eventually was used by gardeners to plant in.  Because of its porous properties,  it was used for herb and succulent …

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Sweet Potato Greens

It’s hot outside and not many greens growing during this hot Georgia heat!  No fear-sweet potatoes are tropical plants and love the heat.  Sweet potato greens have been eaten in many cultures but here in Georgia we think about that yummy sweet potato that will be coming later but we don’t think about how delicious …

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Baked Squash Casserole

It’s summer time and that time when we start gathering squash from the garden.  You always have a lot and one time and are looking for different ways to use it.  Try this recipe, we really enjoy it.  A little added bacon always makes every dish special in our house. Ingredients: 8 medium size squash, …

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Super Healthy Sauteed Shiitakes

Shiitake Mushrooms are delicious and super healthy for you. Shiitake mushrooms are very versatile and can be used with many savory dishes.  This simple mushroom recipe takes just minutes to make and will add valuable nutrients and flavor to your meal. Did you know that shiitakes are: Famous for their rich smoky flavor, shiitake mushrooms …

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No Dig Vegetable Garden AKA Lasagna Garden

No Dig, No Till, No Weeding , No Kidding, Mulch Queen Ruth Stout was the first person I read about that used the no dig gardening method.  Stout was born in 1884 and lived to be 96; by the 1950’s, she had written several books including how to have a green thumb without an aching …

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Smashed Kale Salad

Yummy, another great kale recipe!  If you have ever asked me my favorite way to prepare kale I probably have recommended Massaged Kale Salad or Sauteed Kale with Apples.  This is another Kale Salad recipe that I will be recommending. It’s similar to the other but uses avocado which gives a creamier flavor. Give it …

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