All About Malabar Spinach – Grow, Eat and Craft!

Malabar spinach is an edible vine and crunchy green from East Asia that has gained popularity in home gardens. Also known as acelga, bratana, ceylon spinach, Chinese spinach, Indian creeping spinach, climbing spinach and vine spinach, Malabar spinach is not technically a spinach but it acts like one with a more succulent texture. Belonging to Read More

Stuff those pumpkin blossoms for a gourmet treat!

Don’t let those male flowers shrivel up before you have a chance to convert them into a gourmet treat! The farmers market had beautiful, huge squash blossoms for sale but they were $4 each – so I passed. That same day I took a walk to my community garden bed and saw that my pumpkins Read More

HOW TO Grow Healthy Roses

Water at ground level and deeply. Don’t soak the leaves. You’ll get black spots from the sun burning the petals. Better to water once a week really deep than surface watering every day. Black spots? They say one tablespoon esach of baking soda and dish soap in a gallon of water will do wonders if Read More