day : 22/02/2016 3 results

It’s time to plant Strawberries!

It's February and here in zone 7 that means it's time to plant onions, potatoes and STRAWBERRIES. This year I've planted new plants in my strawberry pot. Hopefully this june we'll have a good harvest and an even better one the following year. I haven't had consistent success with Strawberries in the past.  However, I've decided to stick with June- bearing plants rather than the Ever-bearing and I'll keep my three year rotation schedule in check.  These plants will benefit from ...

Repurposed Containers

It's growing season in the greenhouse and many of the seedlings are ready for larger containers. Admittedly, I love clay pots for the greenhouse, but I also love repurposing containers. While old pails and metal buckets are easy to consider as the next flower pot, you might not be looking in your pantry for repurposed containers. These tins planted with coleus and pineapple sage formerly stored my favorite teas. I hated to toss out the pretty tins, so I drilled holes in the bottom and ...

Blueberry Mule Cocktail

Although it's February, I've been dreaming of summer.  This delicious Blueberry Mule will definitely be served up as the temps heat up.  If you like the traditional Moscow Mule and you don't mind a touch of sweet, then you'll love this blueberry variation. Ingredients: Vodka  Frozen Blueberries Ginger Beer St. Germain Simple Syrup (It's easy to make your own.) Slice of Lime Sprig of Rosemary Directions:  1.) Infuse your Vodka with the frozen blueberries. ...