Recipe: Asparagus and Arugula

Pesto is one of our summer standbys, and anyone who had been to the cottage with us will know that we always like to keep some authentic italian pesto on hand for a quick and easy lunch. Ha! I normally grow enough basil to make our basil pesto once a week, but what to do […]

Wordless Wednesday: Arugula Growing in Eavestrough.

After seeing a tutorial on growing greens in “gutters” over on apartment therapy we had to try it. ┬áHere is our arugula growing in some eavestrough along the side of our porch. ┬áTastes great and it’s a great use of previously unused space, which just makes more room for carrots in the garden. We turned […]

Internet Excitement! Clawfoot bathtub potatoes are a hit!


Much excitement on the blog this weekend. Our clawfoot bathtub potatoes are a runaway hit! This post about growing potatoes in containers: That was also posted over here on Julia’s goat-notes: Went from twitter, to treehugger where Colleen wrote up this nice little post about our bathtub of potatoes: Which then ended […]

Project 365: week twenty four: June 11th, 2011 – June 17th, 2011

 June 11th, 2011 My very first iris ever. June 12th, 2011 Threading pasta beads montessori style & looking very grown up.  June 13th, 2011 Rebecca baby-wearing 1 & 2 Bears in a nice little ruck.  June 14th, 2011 Toddler painting time. Life is so much easier when you can do everything outside. June 15th, 2011 […]