Archive for May 2015

Recipes From the Garden

May 14th, 2015 | By | Category: blog, cook something

Good food always starts from the ground up — and then goes into recipes that taste delicious. Like these.



Texas Fruit and Vegetable Gardening (podcast)

May 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

Greg Grant, a seventh generation Texan, calls himself a plant nut, and he wants to entice others to cultivate a passion for growing plants — especially edibles.



Plant Nut, Greg Grant

May 14th, 2015 | By | Category: guest bio, the show

Greg Grant is a horticulturist, naturalist, garden writer, and plant developer from Arcadia, Texas. He is author of Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening, Plant, Grow, and Eat the Best Edibles for Texas Gardens (2012).



Growing Food in Texas Gardens

May 14th, 2015 | By | Category: show tips, the show

We have a slogan here in the Lone Star State: Texas — It’s like a whole other country.®. In fact, it’s like a bunch of different countries with different climates and soils conditions all stitched together, making a statewide perspective on food gardening in Texas somewhat challenging.



DeNeice Guest Drinks the Harvest

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: guest bio, the show

DeNeice Guest has come to gardening by a circuitous route, starting professionally as a scientist and educator for NASA and as an expert in the field of remote sensing and satellite imaging. Intriguing, no?



Drink the Harvest (podcast & giveaway)

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

Gardens and farmers markets are beginning to overflow with a wide variety of colorful fruits, vegetables and herbs. Most of us dream about the meals we’ll make with these items, but not DeNeice Guest. She dreams about drinks she’ll make from them. This is getting interesting, right?



Tips for Drinking the Harvest

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: show tips, the show

Preserving surplus produce in jellies and jams is popular, but garden-fresh fruits and vegetables can also be used to make wonderful juices, wines, fermented drinks, and syrups.



Recipe: Prickly Pear Cactus Juice

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: beverages, blog, cook something, Grow Something

Prickly pear cactus grows as a wildflower across much of North America, and the pears — the lustrous magenta fruits called apples or tunas — too often go to waste (if not consumed by wildlife). But not anymore.

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