We are enslaved if we must rely solely upon our jobs, money, supermarkets and agribusiness to eat. Thank God for His (yes, it's His) system of seed time and harvest that never ceases. We can all grow at least some of our own food. You will start small but you will want to grow more… Continue reading The Faith Garden Part 1
For the last two summers, we have been using any available space we have in our 12th floor apartment in Staten Island, NY to grow our own food. Now is the time, April in the northern hemisphere, to get your garden ready for the season! Train up a child in the way he should go,… Continue reading Summer Gardening in the City
My 2 Year-Old mixed the signs up and then they got lost, so we aren't sure exactly what varieties of thyme we grew but it was so fragrant and delicious on the meats. That's Greek Oregano in the middle. Seedlings from the Whitehall Ferry Terminal Green Market. Organic Soil and pot from Lowe's Home Improvement.
A summer supply of fresh basil for our salads and cooking has been a great treat! Pruning frequently from the top sounds counterintuitive but it kept flowers at bay and more leaf flourishing vigorously all summer, while the lower leaves were the solar panels of the whole operation. Seedlings from Whitehall Ferry Terminal Farmer's Market… Continue reading Three Varieties of Delish on a 12th Floor City Terrace