Category: Home Garden

Farm Feast 2018

Farm Feast, 2018:  This summer, I took a little visit back to our family farm in California.  It was the height of the growing season and the produce was bursting with flavor and variety.  It struck me this visit, exactly what we in “land locked Switzerland” truly miss out on during the bountiful summer growing …

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The Summer Solstice

The summer solstice was  celebrated  in the Northern Hemisphere today.    For us, it symbolizes the first day of summer as well as it marks the longest day of the year.  From here on out, our days will ever so slightly begin to get shorter until we reach the Winter Solstice in December.  Since my last …

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A New Summer Garden

Summer is officially on track.  It’s the second week of June 2018, and I’m pretty happy thus far with what I’ve selected for planting.  As you can see above, I’ve selected a few different varieties of lettuce.  Very easy to grow, just have to fight daily with teeny, tiny slugs! I’ve selected a few varieties …

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