Healthy Hens

  Photo by iStockphoto/Thinkstock Herbs and garlic can help keep your flock in fine shape. Poultry are susceptible to a dismaying variety of diseases and health problems caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites, nutrient deficiencies and other factors. Marek’s disease, infectious coryza and Newcastle disease are just a few of the nasty illnesses circulating the bird […]

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Artichoke Garlic Bread

Wrap your garden-grown garlic in your favorite bread dough for a bread that can be served as a snack or a meal.

Kale: It’s Not Just for Salads

The T-shirt says it all: Eat More Kale. Between soaks and hikes at Breitenbush Hot Springs, we kept crossing paths with Chad, a community member on the food-service team who regularly turned out delicious vegetarian meals.

Seeding Experiments

I am experimenting this year with allowing my spring-planted lettuce and radish to develop and drop their own seeds.

Garlic-rosemary Bread

Slice up this homemade loaf as a side for your next meal or enjoy as a hearty snack.

All Herbs, All the Time

It’s time to pull out, tidy up and harvest thoroughly for the last time. In the suburbs, our landscape is all soft greys and browns now. From my herb garden, I had sage and parsley for the Thanksgiving turkey stuffing and some rosemary for the carrots, but of course, the basil has already been frosted.

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