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Fall Gardening09.27.16

10 Best Fall Garden Plants To Grow

The 10 Best Fall Garden Plants to Grow Gardening for the Holiday Season Article Summary: Information about vegetables that grow well in the fall for hardiness zones 8-11 and 5-7 can be found in our overview below. A comprehensive look at ten vegetables, their growth rates, as well as an overview of the USDA hardiness zones… Continue Reading 10 Best Fall Garden Plants To Grow

Pumpkin11.18.16

Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds

The fall season is upon us! Cool weather, the turning of the leaves, football, family gatherings, what’s not to love? The fall season also means there’s a cornucopia of seasonal recipes to bring into the mix, and nothing says fall like a pumpkin dish. Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds Pick a pumpkin from your garden or… Continue Reading Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin11.18.16

Pumpkin Margarita Recipe

Pumpkin Margarita Recipe Fall has arrived, but that doesn’t mean summer has to end! Harken back to blissful hours spent poolside and carefree days that melted into long balmy nights with this fall-inspired cocktail recipe. Pumpkin Margarita Recipe Round up the neighbors ‘cause you’re going to want to show this one off. This Pumpkin Margarita… Continue Reading Pumpkin Margarita Recipe

Garden Cocktail08.23.15

Blueberry Mojito Recipe

Blueberry Mojito Recipe A mix of sweet and tangy citrus flavors with a crisp and refreshing finish. Inspired by our friend, fellow gardener and master mixologist, Dustin Crawford; our Blueberry Mojito Recipe adds a garden fresh approach to the delicious classic cocktail. Blueberry Mojito Recipe – How to Make What you can grow in your garden: Blueberries… Continue Reading Blueberry Mojito Recipe

Tomato and Basil08.12.15

Insalata Caprese Recipe

Insalata Caprese Recipe A classic Italian dish combining mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil that can double as a fresh appetizer or a light meal. One of the keys to perfecting this dish is using the right tomato! In our opinion, avoid the large tomato varietals and stick with something a little smaller and flavorful, like a… Continue Reading Insalata Caprese Recipe

Jalapeno Cocktail08.09.15

‘The Spicy Dame’ – A Jalapeno, Cucumber, Vodka Cocktail

‘The Spicy Dame’ – Jalapeno, Cucumber, Vodka Cocktail Sweet, Spicy, and Fresh. The Spicy Dame is a brilliant garden cocktail combining a variety of fresh herbs and vegetables that give it a distinguished flavor, perfect for a handcrafted weekend indulgence.    The Spicy Dame Cocktail: How to Make What you can grow in your garden:… Continue Reading ‘The Spicy Dame’ – A Jalapeno, Cucumber, Vodka Cocktail

Garden Growing Zones07.21.15

Find Your Growing Zone

Find Your Growing Zone For novice and advanced gardeners alike, the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is a useful tool for planning a garden. The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (below) is a color coded map of the US that breaks the country into color coded zones based on average low temperature readings. The zones… Continue Reading Find Your Growing Zone

Gin07.17.15

Cucumber Infused Gin Recipe

Cucumber Infused Gin Recipe Having a garden (if you’re a Garden In Minutes fan – A Raised Garden) is all about access to fresh, homegrown herbs, veggies and fruits; and (in our humble opinion) one of the best things about all that fresh produce is whipping up a refreshing summer cocktail to cool off with!… Continue Reading Cucumber Infused Gin Recipe

Rooftop Garden04.18.15

A Rooftop Garden in NYC

A Rooftop Garden in NYC Changing cities can be tough. Keeping your green thumb alive in a concrete jungle? Challenge accepted! A short (and true) story about moving to NYC, and keeping a love for gardening alive and well.   Contributing writer: Chun Rosenkranz – MSW, gardening enthusiast, adventurer & world’s most interesting man.    … Continue Reading A Rooftop Garden in NYC

Urban Gardening11.01.14

What is Urban Gardening?

“What is Urban Gardening? It’s a ‘growing’ trend!” With a growing awareness of the quality of food we eat, urban gardening is one of the most promising agriculture trends on the rise. Urban gardening not only provides families with the freshest food possible right from their own homes, but also reduces ”food miles” that are… Continue Reading What is Urban Gardening?

Garden to table07.03.15

Garden to Table Recipes

Garden to Table Recipes are all about eating what you grow! As you know, we love gardening! Seeing a seed grow into a plant, tending to it and seeing it produce food is a feeling of accomplishment like no other. But once everything is grown and harvested, the exciting and often debating topic of “what… Continue Reading Garden to Table Recipes

Winter Season01.22.15

Garden Frost Protection Tips

4 Steps for Garden Frost Protection We always know it’s going to happen, but we never know exactly when. Sometimes it surprises us in fall or drags out into the spring, and it certainly happens during winter! We’re talking about frost. The chilly destroyer of gardens! Unfortunately you’ll never be able to completely avoid frost in… Continue Reading Garden Frost Protection Tips

Square Foot Gardening03.23.15

All About Square Foot Gardening

Square Foot Gardening – What It Is and How to do It If you’ve always wanted to grow your own vegetable garden but have been turned off by the idea of spending countless hours stooped over endless rows of vegetables, square foot gardening may be the perfect solution for you. Not only does square foot… Continue Reading All About Square Foot Gardening