Do you have an abundance of beautiful herbs still growing in the garden and would love to continue enjoying them through out winter? Drying them is a great solution. It is great to have dried herbs hanging close at hand that you can quickly trim and use in your cooking during those cold and chilly […]
This week has been pretty exciting for me. On Monday I was notified by Jessica at A Lot on Your Plate that I had won her Baking Competition with my Chocolate Shortbread Cookie tipped in Chocolate Recipe. I was pretty thrilled! I did a little fist pump! She posted my recipe on her blog and […]
I am typing this surrounded by my beautiful peas. I have some in the fridge, some on the counter and more on the vine waiting to be picked. Let me tell you there is nothing sweeter and more flavorful than a home grown pea! Peas are every gardeners success story! You get to plant them […]
With leaves the shape, size and plushness of Lamb’s Ears (Stachys byzantina), one look at this plant and its obvious how it got its name. It is native to Northern Turkey, the Southern Caucasus Mountain region and Southern Iran where it grows on rocky hills and scrub areas. In other words, it is a weed. I […]
The flower Columbine or ‘Aquilegia‘ is probably one of the easiest spring perennial flowers to grow if you plant it in the right spot. Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Zone 3 to 8. Mine are just starting to fully bloom. Here is my only gripe with this little darling, they re-seed everywhere, but to their […]
Clematis are beautiful flowering perennial plants. I have several growing around here and I always love their appearance in the spring. The flowers are huge and the colors are so vibrant! Most of the species of clematis are climbers, similar to vines. Clematis vines will grow to heights of twenty feet or more, if given […]
Hi, I am Amy, and I am a confessed Food Lover, Garden Addict and Photo Junkie!
During the day you can find me in my garden or kitchen, and most likely my camera won’t be far. When I am not at home I like to head to the gym, or stretch out at hot yoga. I didn’t really start cooking and baking until I got married and I needed to feed my family!