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Single Culinary Garden with Built-In Critter Protection

Garden Installation Spotlight: Single Culinary Garden with Built-In Critter Protection If you’ve ever decided to start a garden but hesitated because you don’t have the space or those seeds of doubt are planted in your head that it’s going to...

Winter Veggies: Introducing Celeriac

Okay, first things first…. What is celeriac (AKA celery root)?  Nope, it’s not celery, but you’re close! Technically celery and celeriac are the same plant, but celeriac is grown for the root and celery is grown for the stalks. This...

The Homegrown Family Kitchen Garden

We’ve been busier than ever this summer creating personalized plans and installing kitchen gardens for local clients. The biggest design we did this year was for Sam & Chad, a local couple who are both professionals in the health and...

Guide to Growing Garlic

Fall is here, and it’s time to get the garlic in the ground! I prefer to plant it in the fall in Wisconsin, so I have it come July when the tomatoes are ripening, and I am canning marinara sauce. Depending...

Garden Bolognese

Are you ready to try my newest garden-to-table creation? The first comment out of my husband’s mouth as I was whipping up the sauce was; What no meat?  My response… Trust me, you won’t miss it in my tasty garden...

Confused on Carrots?

Carrots have been a favored veggie request in the garden this year along with many inquiries on growing them. We assume after seeing the bags of carrots in the grocery store that Carrots are carrots right????  Well, not exactly, we...

Tomato Growing Tips!

We all love growing tomatoes.  They are a staple in the garden most gardeners can’t be without.  However, tomatoes are known to be a little high maintenance compared to other veggies.   Tomatoes start strong and healthy.  You start to see...

HERBS ~ GREENS ~ PESTO… oh my!

The basil and many other herbs are coming in hot right now with all the early heat we’ve had here in Wisconsin.  I’m ready to get a jump start on my pesto making + preserving for the winter. With that...

Sick of fighting the potato bugs?

Do you love a perfect mash? Well, I’ve never met a potato I didn’t like. I get all sorts of excited when it comes time to start digging pounds of them out of the garden and piling them up. If...