Wild Mint Shop: a Recipe, a Review, and a Giveaway

Wild Mint Shop Giveaway

Lunch Matters!

SusanVinskofski-23818A few things are really important to me when I’m packing Mike’s lunch. I do my best to provide a healthy, homemade meal. I usually pack dinner leftovers, homemade yogurt, fermented veggies, and a piece of fruit. It’s also important to me that his food not be packed in plastic, and that there’s nothing he’ll need to throw in the garbage.Continue Reading

July’s Garden

Sometimes you think there won’t be a garden. Winter wouldn’t end this year. And I can’t tell you how many times I’ve planted and re-planted beans and cucumbers and carrots and chard because of those blasted critters. And then it happens . . . Horseradish - In the garden

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Preventing Late Blight in Tomatoes

Organic prevention of late blight in tomatoes

What is late blight?

The weather here in NEPA has been cooler than normal. Instead of the hazy-hot-and-humid-chance-of-an-afternoon-thunderstorm weather typical for July, we’ve had mild days with cool nights great for sleeping, along with a fair share of rain. And that’s the perfect prescription for the spread of the the pathogen Phytophthora infestans, better known as late blight.Continue Reading