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Mondays in My Garden

March 4, 2013

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With the warmer weather we’ve been having here in El Paso, I’ve been spending a lot of time outside. And I’m finally starting to see some hints of future fruit for all of my labor. I’ve had a few friends message me via facebook recently with questions of HOW do I GROW this? or that? […]

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How to make Mint plant babies

February 26, 2011

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To say that I am eager for spring is an understatement. So when I discovered some new growth this morning in my large pot of spearmint? I. Was. Ecstatic! I know I know – I need to get out more! Mint is one of the easiest plants to propagate — er — um — “make […]

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February flowers in Germany

February 9, 2011

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I don’t know what its called, but it’s happily blooming in my garden at this very moment. Have you started planning your garden for this spring? This is a good time of year to start looking at catalogs and buying some seeds! What kinds of things are going to grow this summer? Do you have […]

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Creative Lunchmeat Sandwiches

September 16, 2010

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We eat a lot of sandwiches… No really… A LOT of sandwiches… Because of this, I have learned a few tricks to make the ordinary seem extrodinary… First, we have our Agriculture Science lesson… Tomatoes do not magically appear in the Grocery Store… Tomatoes come from a plant in the garden. Ok Kids! Let’s pretend […]

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Growin Patio Tomatoes in Germany

July 31, 2010

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May 29th.  I bought a REALLY big pot. and a REALLY big bag of dirt. and some Tomato plants from a local nursery here in Germany.   Right: Fresh out of the pot…. Left: After you break up the roots for planting…     Anyone ever heard of “Strawberry Mint” ?    Lets put that in […]

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