Tag Archives: seasonal

Real Life Culinary Questions 

I often get emails and direct messages (DMs) related to my nutrition and culinary choices. Today, enjoying some wine while sitting in my garden surrounded by herbs and beautiful blooms, I thought I would answer them.   Are you a … Continue reading

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Why are my tomato starts spindly?

Q: What could be the cause of my heirloom tomatoes, started from seed, becoming spindly after being transplanted into my raised beds. The seed was planted March 3 and transplanted May 10. They were hardened off starting one week before with … Continue reading

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Can I grow tomatoes in a 5-gallon container?

Q: I purchased a Super Sweet 100 cherry tomato plant. Can I grow this in a 5-gallon bucket with stakes/support? Online information says they grow to 5 feet. I have never successfully grown my own tomatoes. A: You can successfully grow this … Continue reading

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Keep Produce at Eye Level

Vegetables happen to be one food group that virtually every health expert agrees is beneficial for heart and digestive health. Store whatever produce you have on hand at eye level in the fridge or on the counter in order to keep it top-of-mind … Continue reading

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Gardening Notes

Keeping a garden diary that documents the trial-and-error process is key to ensuring future improvement. Make note of the crops that were duds (and how they met their demise!), pest issues, and other side notes, like the time of day … Continue reading

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