Weekend * Garden Mums

Weekend * Garden Mums

Welcome to my Saturday in the garden. As we are half through October and the weather is changing you will be seing a few changes on Saturday . Some gardening but also some home projects as we get ready for the holiday season. So look for some Fun & Exciting post this November and December. [...]

Garden View : Birdhouse

Garden View : Birdhouse

Welcome to my Weekend and this Saturday post is all about Birdhouse. I have a small collection of ones handmade and ones I bought, Birdhouses: What makes a good birdhouse?Birds' needs are straightforward: food, water and shelter. Bird feeders and birdbaths help provide the first two. Birdhouses cater to a different clientele than backyard feeders. They provide [...]

Garden View

Garden View

Today I am adventuring out to a new farmers market in downtown Lafayette, la. To see what's available: City Girl Farms grows a great selection of micro greens and fresh vegetables. Today's farm fresh recipe : Tomato,Avocado and Microgreen Salad : 1 tomato ( sliced) 1 avocado ( peeled, pited and cubed) Microgeens ( 1/4 [...]

Garden View : Tyme

Garden View : Tyme

It's another bright and Sunny Saturday in Louisiana. And my herb container is over flowing with Tyme. Not something that is bas but in a garden like life is need tobe wasted. So let's get busy : History & uses : Thyme is a Mediterranean herb with dietary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. The flowers, leaves, and oil [...]

International Bacon Day

International Bacon Day

I am celebrating this special day at the market with bacon treats at a specialty meat shop we found at the market. Its local and family own. We always pick up there bacon, apple butter with bacon and more : Glazed Bacon 12 oz of sliced bacon 1/2 c packed brown sugar 2 Tablespoon dry [...]

Garden View : Carrots

Garden View : Carrots

Today it's all about my haul of carrots. And when I have fresh carrots -it's time for Mom Carrot Salad: 1 pound shredded carrots1 ¼ cups raisins2 tablespoons mayonnaise, or to taste1 teaspoon lemon juice¼ teaspoon salt Mix carrots and raisins together in a large bowl. Whisk mayonnaise, lemon juice, and salt together in a small [...]

Garden View * Eggplant

Garden View * Eggplant

Since I was planting my garden in a container this year - I plant small Japanese (Mini) eggplant. I seem to have a bumper crop this year so I am making one of my favorite meals to eat. Lisa How big do mini eggplants get?2 to 3 inchesDeep purple, egg-shaped fruit should be harvested at baby size-2 [...]