Second Annual Pumpkin Carving Class

Second Annual Pumpkin Carving Class

Our Second Annual Pumpkin Carving class was held on Friday, Oct. 27th in the comfort of the newly remodeled 4-H building. Much less chilly than the greenhouse. Jeff Schaezle once again patiently worked with six of the Master Gardeners, helping us create our ghoulish mascots for Halloween. Merita was most diligent in cleaning up after … Continue reading

The Power of Seeds | How to Grow Broccoli Sprouts

We all know how wonderful micro greens are for our health and how they were all the rage in the culinary world the past few years. Some of us grew micro greens and others bought them at the store. There have been fewer micro greens in stores and more sprouts in their place. Yes I … Continue reading

Poor Man’s Caviar

2 eggplants about 1 lb. each ¼ cup finely minced onion ¼ cup finely minced scallions 1tsp minced garlic ¼ cup finely chopped green pepper 1 cup cored, peeled and diced tomatoes ¼ cup olive oil 1 Tsp sugar or sugar substitute 1 Tbsp lemon juice Freshly ground black pepper Preheat oven to 400 degrees. … Continue reading

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health By David R. Montgomery and Anne Bikle

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health By David R. Montgomery and Anne Bikle

David Montgomery and Anne Bikle bought a modest house in Seattle. They discovered that the glaciers that passed through that part of the world long ago left them with very little topsoil in their backyard. They began dumping a lot of organic matter in their space and creating a manure tea to feed their plants. … Continue reading