June 2016

Gardening Tips

June 27, 2016 // 1 Comment

In the garden, don’t be concerned with having perfectly straight rows. To fill in empty areas in a row, consider planting bush beans, garlic, onions, or marigolds. Marigolds and garlic provide color and also deter pests and insects. Label all plants growing in containers or in the gardens. It’s easy to forget what [ ...click to read more ]

Kitchen Tips and Suggestions

June 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Seed Spices Annatto Cumin Nutmeg Coriander Yellow Mustard Celery Fenugreek Green Cardamom Fennel Star Anise Caraway   Keep It Fresh – Storing Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs Correctly Leave on the counter: tomatoes, peaches, plums, avocados, melons, mangoes, kiwifruits, bananas. Store in fridge: berries, corn, [ ...click to read more ]

Solstice Full Moon ~ June 20, 2016

June 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

See Solstice Full Moon … The Full Moon appears on the same night as the Summer Solstice. The last time this occurred was June, 1948 [ A very good year for many reasons ]. http://www.almanac.com The Old Farmers Almanac Gather herbs tomorrow. Plant roses and beans, stake tomatoes and feed pepper plants 1 [ ...click to read more ]

June Recipes

June 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Cherry Tomato and Feta Sauté 1 pound cherry or grape tomatoes 2 tablespoons minced shallots or green onions 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 tablespoons fresh, chopped mint In medium skillet over medium heat, cook cherry tomatoes, shallots and garlic in olive oil, or until [ ...click to read more ]