Monthly Archives: January 2014

When Gene Sumi Speaks, We Listen

by Rita Calvert
Every year both stores of Homestead Gardens feature winter workshops to help us get charged up for planting and growing seasons and just help educate by answering many questions. Gene Sumi …

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Brilliant Tipsy Tomatoes-Bloody Mary Style, for the Big Game!

 
Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook
Rich, that is, by way of flavor AND nutrition. So surprise, these little bites satisfy without empty loaded calories! Since we’re talking about Superbowl, …

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Winning Winter Vegetables

 
Seasonal Design with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook
Winter has a lot going for it, but fresh produce is usually not one of the benefits. Eating locally through the winter can be …

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Support Your Local Farmer

So, who’s your farmer?

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Most Popular Gardening Topics of 2013

 
It’s the year with 365 brand new days to fill! Bet you never thought of it that way before. You chose if you want the day half (or completely) full or half empty. …

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All Plants Think About Is Sex!

Seasonal Design with Rita Calvert
Lucky me, to be able to visit Selby Boatanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida for the holidays. The real beauty of the exhibit this time of year is the night …

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