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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Yarrow Herb

yarrow herb

Yarrow is a beautifully blooming plant that comes in many varieties of colors. The yellow, orange, soft pink, white, and even a mix of purple and white. The herb can be seen growing along almost any path in Switzerland, and it grows quite hearty during the initial days of summer. Turns out, this plant is …

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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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