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Category Archives: Edibles/medicinal plants

Texas native larkspur and giant onion blossoms…

veggie gardens can be BEAUTIFUL and USEFUL!   ***ideally you do not want your onions to flower…the plant uses too much energy on the flower and not the bulb.  BUT ….these onions are still useful and taste great!  I am really thinking about onions as an ornamental to allow to flower these huge orbs…they are …

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Spring…

…is here at last!  My current favorite combo is this herb frenzy of parsley, mint and comfrey in the orange pot, and California poppy for poppin’ color. I enjoy mixing flowers in with edibles to attract pollinators and because it looks pretty! What ‘cha got cookin’?

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Foliage Follow-Up – The veggie report…

I don’t have anything new and exciting in my garden right now that I have not shown y’all recently, so I decided to show gardens I created with the patients at work.  In Feb I started working as a therapeutic gardener at a clinic in town – it is rewarding, and fun having another garden …

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Simple and Savory

How simple, pretty, and useful are these arrangements of herbs I keep on my counter top?!? I have many herbs in my garden that we enjoy, but the fact of the matter is we enjoy them MORE when I keep these arrangements on the counter.  You use what you see staring you in the face …

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Globe Artichokes

My Artichokes are ALMOST too pretty to eat….I said almost!  I can taste the butter sauce already.  I thought I better snap a picture before I cut this beauty off.  I have really enjoyed growing these plants.  They are stunningly beautiful – such striking foliage.  In fact, after I harvest every last morsel of edibles, …

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Pot O’ Mint

Currently, my pot o’ mint is my favorite thing in the garden!  Not only does it look pretty neat, it is delicious.  We enjoy iced mint tea, and we love to eat a leaf here and there for upset tummies.  I like keeping my mint in a pot so it does not take over this …

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