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Christmas Bells

“I heard the bells on Christmas day, Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat of peace on earth, good will to men.”

carrot from the garden

Planting Carrots: Tonda di Parigi

Tonda di Parigi are heirloom carrot seeds that yield absolutely delicious carrots — and they’re so darn cute! They’re small and round (the perfect snack size for both kids and adults) and really sweet

Lemon Verbena Iced Tea

Recently, my newly planted lemon verbena plants were “flourishing” almost too much. There were stalks shooting out in every direction, and the whole thing looked a bit unruly. So, I decided give my plants a little trim (no blow-out needed). I simply snipped the stalks at exactly the same height throughout each plant, leaving me with a bundle of lemon verbena leaves that smelled so delicious,

Go Green with the Community Environmental Council – Spring 2010

I will be doing some cooking demonstrations at a benefit for the Community Environmental Council on April 8, 2010. I hope to see you there! – Val — Join co-hosts Gay Browne and Merryl Brown as we celebrate the rich bounty of our region. Come taste, browse and shop from a wide selection of local […]