Swedish Spiced Seeded Loaf


Growing Herbs From Seeds and Cuttings

Where can you get herbs for your garden? The easiest way to obtain herbs is to buy plants from your local nursery or one of the Big Box stores. You won’t get much variety, though. You can also order plants from catalogs. Or you can make your own herbs. Here’s how:...more

How to sprout seeds, grains & legumes

More and more people are discovering the benefits of the condensed energy in sprouted seeds, grains, and legumes....more

Guilt-free Nuts & Seeds Toffee Squares

Remember these granola bars from JK Gourmet? My first bite of the nuts & seeds flavor was heavenly....more

Savor Your Sunflowers

There is something about a sunflower that makes me smile before I even realize it's happened. I always try to have them in my garden, if they manage to win the race against the squirrels and chipmunks in their early days of growth. I also like to make the most of these beauties by harvesting the seeds of my sunflowers. If you have never harvested any of your own seeds (flower or vegetable) this is a perfect first time candidate as the seeds are so large....more


Well, the deed is done. For better or for worse, I've planted the seeds in my Simple Garden for what will hopefully, some day, be parsley, sweet basil, and oregano. ...more
 @SunbonnetSmart.com Thank you so much for your encouragement! I will definitely take progress ...more

Sharing Seeds

Pedro Schambon and Elizabeth Johnson  www.ciachef.edu/texas  got together at My Father’s Farm www.myfathersfarm.org  with the excitement of seeing a new variety of pepper grow.Months ago, Pedro had planted Aji Pepper seeds for Elizabeth and it was time to see if the idea of growing a Peruvian variety of pepper could  be grown in Texas.>...more

How to Conquer a Pomegranate

One of the fruit stars of the winter season is the pomegranate, which yields dozens of jewel-toned seeds that provide a delicious and healthy burst of flavor to a wide range of dishes. It’s the perfect, healthy antidote to the cold days of winter. But pomegranates can be a bit tricky to deal with—their bright red juice stains what it touches, and they require a bit of care to open them and extract their edible seeds. Here are some tips on how to deal with this seasonal delight—don’t miss them while they’re available!...more
@cdnkaro I'm so glad our timing was excellent! Good luck getting out those delicious seeds. :-) more

shoes for my new black

shoes for our new black If chickens are, as they say, the new black, then seed catalogs are my new zappos. ...more

Is very exciting! I always envision all of the wonderful things I will be planting and then ...more