Archive for August, 2019

Plants and Me Podcast

Plants and Me Podcast

| August 28, 2019 | Reply

This week I am the guest of Plants and Me Podcast from the U.K. with Alan Lodge. I hope you enjoy it! Every week the podcast, sponsored by Newlands Nursery, has a new guest, and I noticed several from the U.S. The host is very calm and respectful and let me chat up a storm. […]

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Quinoa, Plum and Avocado Salad

Quinoa, Plum and Avocado Salad

| August 28, 2019 | Reply

Recently, I created a video using my homegrown plums from a quinoa, plum and avocado salad recipe by my friend Valentina at Cooking on the Weekends. The sweet and savory ingredients pair nicely with the texture of the quinoa, and avocado makes any salad worthwhile! I hope you watch (click photo) and check out Valentina’s […]

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Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena

| August 28, 2019 | 2 Replies

In my latest video, we harvest lemon verbena for drying. Please watch and share! The lemon verbena dried inside in four days! I was also told if you dry herbs in a dark place, they will retain more of their original color. I had had them in the window sill, so I moved them to […]

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Nothing Better than Cooking from the Garden

Nothing Better than Cooking from the Garden

| August 7, 2019 | Reply

There’s nothing better than cooking from the garden! Several of my subscribers asked for more cooking videos, and, because I had the biggest plum harvest in 25 years, I delivered! Please watch my recent plum cooking videos as well as a guest, Lynne Dunlap, cooking lemon curd in my kitchen! Recent travel included attending the […]

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