Posts Tagged ‘fresh herbs’

How To Harvest Garden Herbs

 

If you’re planting fresh herbs right now you’re probably super eager to start using them. We’re all dreaming of basil pesto and guacamole spiked with cilantro fresh from the garden. If you are new at this you can start with chinese cabbage seeds that are very easy to germinate and grow.

Here are some tips to redesign your garden with the help of tree trimming Boise and ensure those new herbs are ready for you to use.
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Harvesting your Herbs: Dill Seed

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One of the joys of summer is anticipating and celebrating the arrival of seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs. Many of these have a very short season, so part of their allure lies in their ephemerality. Take dill, for example; one day you have a gorgeous, bushy plant supplying fragrant delicate fronds for all manner of gustatory pleasure, and in the blink of an eye it starts to go to seed. Continue »



A New Take On Classic Tomato Salad

 

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The summer in Ontario has been perfect for both farmers and local vegetable gardens; lots of sunshine and lots of rain too. And right now we are being rewarded big time with the best produce, and especially the best tomatoes, known to humanity. While summer herbs like basil and thyme are spilling out of terra cotta pots all over the city, now is the best time to make this version of a classic tomato salad.  Continue »



Recipe: Peach Succotash with Haloumi

 

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Succotash is normally a savoury dish; a delicious sautéed combo of corn, sweet peppers and lima beans. It’s a perfect summer side dish. But we recently added a few ingredients to make it a stunning main course – peaches and haloumi. Continue »