Entries Tagged as 'Vegetables'

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

TheGardenLady’s 2018 New Years Resolution: Become More Vegan

 It is 2018, TheGardenLady hopes your New Year’s resolutions includes gardening. Catalogs are arriving in my mailbox and my wish is that I could add more vegetables to my garden. Living on a wooded property means that there is limited space for sun-loving plants, especially vegetables. Most of the sun in this garden is […]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

VIDEO: We Turned A Bunch Of Vegetables Into Ice Cream

With the help of professionals of course, we’re not insane.

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Unusual vegetables for 2015

As catalogs keep coming to the mailbox to be read and as this GardenLady scans the Internet for new and interesting plants for 2015, I thought it might be fun to write about some exciting and unusual vegetables to be considered for this summer’s gardens. The most unusual plant I have seen this year is […]

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Colorful Varieties of Vegetables for a Rainbow on Your Table

The colorful part of any meal seems to be the palette of vegetables that one can find on one’s platter. In today’s grocery market or farmers’ market one can shop for the usual vegetable but in an unusual array of colors. Or you can raise these colorful vegetable varieties in your own home garden. It […]

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

National Kale Day – October 2nd

Dear Readers, TheGardenLady was amiss in not telling you in advance about the newest holiday. I just did not know that October 2 was proclaimed National Kale Day. Of course, in my defense, National Kale Day is not quite a holiday yet. But you can make it a reality if you vote for it here. […]

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Broccoli for The Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving will soon be here and if you are like TheGardenLady, you are wondering what should be made to make this year special. I know I don’t want to have the same old menu each year. It is much more fun to prepare something that will surprise the guests but be a tasty, delicious surprise. […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Native American Foods for Thanksgiving

Cherokee White Eagle Corn Cobs by unhappybrthday This is the time of year to start thinking of recipes for Thanksgiving. There are those who like to make the traditional foods- whatever the traditions are in your family- because with a big feast, your family doesn’t want surprises; they want the comfort foods they have grown […]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Colorizing your garden with tomatoes, cauliflower or artichokes

Fractal cauliflower by Mikenan1 There are a few other vegetables or fruit that I want you to consider when creating your vegetable landscape. One is the tomato- especially the miniature tomatoes, the cherry and grape type of tomatoes. The fruit of these plants look like jewels and come in red, yellow, orange, purple, chocolate, black, […]

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Creating a front yard vegetable garden

Front Yard Veggie Garden by urbanwild Landscaping a garden in your front yard whether you want to plant vegetables or flowers is enhanced by garden structures, containers and other items. It’s nice to have small garden areas and raised beds outlined with interesting rocks, but the vertical structures add interest to the landscaping and give […]

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Peppers bring color to the Garden

ornamental pepper by megrje Another vegetable suggestion for the flower garden or the front yard vegetable landscaping is the miniature or the dwarf hot or sweet pepper. Once again the gardener has the choice of the ornamental variety which may or may not bear edible peppers or the edible pepper plants. But why bother with […]