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August 18, 2014

 

sunflower

Braised Sunflowers With Vegan Ricotta Cheese

Yes, you can eat sunflowers, and it doesn't get tastier than this recipe. Make it vegan with my cashew ricotta cheese.

February 8, 2013

Roses Are Red 

winter flower bouquets

Local Flowers For Your Sweetheart

Harvest Moon Flower Farm grows blooms 12 months of the year in southern Indiana thanks to a solar greenhouse and two hoop houses.

September 10, 2012

Green Thumb 

janisse, ray seed underground

Next Level Gardening: Seed Saving

Janisse Ray says every morsel of food we eat starts with a seed. Her new book "The Seed Underground" celebrates the labor of love of seed saving.

July 21, 2012

Harvest Me 

pumpkin on the vine

Fresh From The Garden: Early-Bird Pumpkins, Squash Blossoms

Thanks to weird summer weather, Chef Daniel Orr has already harvested pumpkins from his garden. He uses one in which to bake a chicken.

July 20, 2012

Seeing And Tasting 

Frittata of squash blossoms with sauteed new potatoes

Frittata Of Squash Blossoms With Sauteed New Potatoes

Flower can be just as delicious as they are beautiful. Combine squash blossoms with new potatoes, eggs and goat cheese for this creative breakfast dish.

June 27, 2012

pretty enough to eat 

eat your roses

More Than Meets The Eye: Eat Your Flower Garden

According to author Denise Schreiber, if you choose your garden flowers carefully, they can do the double duty of looking great and tasting great.

April 8, 2012

Pretty And Tasty 

redbud dessert

Edible Beauty Of Spring: Redbud Dessert

The blooming of redbuds on trees across the Midwest is a sign of spring. Did you know you can eat these beautiful little flowers?

February 13, 2012

Flower Power 

A bouquet of pink roses wrapped in plastic marked with the Fairtrade logo.

This Valentine’s Day, Know Where Your Flowers Come From

Do you know where your Valentine's Day bouquet came from? Most supermarket flowers have a thorny history.

January 20, 2012

Pollinating Power 

beekeeper pulling frame from the hive

The Joy Of Beekeeping (Or, How To Save The Food Supply)

With his 30 hives, Rob Green brings plenty of experience to the classes he teaches at the Indiana Beekeeping School.

December 16, 2011

Reduce Reuse Recycle 

Mary Lu Orr and her fire-starting bouquet

Re-Purposing Dried Plants In Fire-Starting Bouquets

Instead of throwing dried plants, flowers and herbs in the compost bin, Mary Lu Orr likes to re-purpose them as fire-starting bouquets.

August 14, 2011

Kids In The Garden 

Mother, Daughter, Son Outside

How Kids Can Help In The Garden In A Real Way

Kids enjoy being productive. Nurture this instinct and watch them grow and blossom right along with their very own vegetable garden.

July 26, 2011

Unconventional Gardening 

basil plant in a cup of water

DIY: Grow Your Own Herbs On The Cheap

You can either plant your cuttings in soil right away or place them in water until they grow roots. Either way, growing your own herbs from cuttings is easy!

July 10, 2011

Green Thumb 

underside of a bat house hanging from a tree

Beginnger’s Guide To Gardening: Pollinators At Work

There are a plethora of animals that enjoy regular visits to your garden, and not all of them are pesky marauders.

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