Author Archives: Irena

What to do when your greens bolt

Bolting greens have essentially decided – in response to heat, lengthening days, and any other stresses – that it’s time to make make seed, and to make as much seed as they can, using all the energy stored in their … Continue reading

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Five reasons I love Anise-Hyssop.

1. I consider Anise-hyssop one of the most underused of unusual salad greens.  It tastes like licorice, but in my opinion, better.  Its flavor is stronger than most common salad greens,  so you might want to chop the leaves up … Continue reading

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Seedlings being born

Most people find harvest to be the most enjoyable stage of growing a vegetable in your garden, but sowing seeds and watching them germinate can also be a lovely experience. When a seed starts to germinate, first it anchors itself … Continue reading

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