Gardening is something I thoroughly enjoy! It relaxes me and makes me happy. I love the concept of “growing” something. Nurturing it, watering it and watching it flourish. PS. I talk to my plants. I SWEAR they love it! Give it a try 🙂
I think I got my green thumb from my grandma. I remember going into her backyard and watering her garden full of bright tomatoes, flowers and a variety of fruits and vegetables. As a kid, I had no clue how much I would enjoy the same ritual she did! That makes me so happy now that I am older…
My dad has a pretty good green thumb as well. I feel like anything he plants grows and multiplies like crazy!! He has new plants popping up everywhere!! Its fun to have something so pure in common with my dad. We love talking gardening 🙂 He has some great tips as well. For his succulent plants, he swears by using Cactus Juice. I need to give that a try..
This summer our plants thrived like crazy! I made so much tomato sauce!!! What else do you do with a zillion tomatoes? I’d love to hear other recipes!
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I sauteed about ten tomatoes. Added olive oil, italian herbs, lemon basil (yumm) tumeric- This spice is very good for you, kale, ground lean turkey, salt and pepper. Then season to taste!
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I found Lemon Basil at the farmers market this summer. I had never had it before. It smells AND tastes like lemon! It made this dish exceptional!
Now that the weather is finally cooler, I’ve planted my winter garden… We went to Armstrong Nursery a few weekends ago, one of my favorite things to do! I swear I could spend all day there… We bought some great winter vegetable plants; cabbage, cauliflower, onions, garlic- which I learned are supposed to keep bugs away! I am going to put one garlic plant in each pot. We will see if it does indeed keep those pesty bugs away from my plants!!
Do you have a garden?? I would love to hear your gardening tips! Please share with all of us 🙂