Spring Seedling Sale 2021 – Check out our offerings!

We are pleased to announce that these will be the offerings for our 2021 Spring seedling sale.  We won’t officially be selling these seedlings until Saturday May 8th, they still have some growing to do, but we do want to put them on your radar.    All of the plants listed we grew either fromContinue reading “Spring Seedling Sale 2021 – Check out our offerings!”

Recado, or recao, or recaito. A seasoning blend/marinade that is a great way to use fresh ingredients to give your food great flavor.

This blend can go by a lot of names. My mother in law sometimes just calls it “una mescla” or a mix. It can also vary in ingredients and quantities based on taste or availability. This is how we made it recently, but you can add/adjust according to your preferences and what you have. WithContinue reading “Recado, or recao, or recaito. A seasoning blend/marinade that is a great way to use fresh ingredients to give your food great flavor.”

¿Cómo hacer un huerto latino en el noroeste de los estados unidos? Parte 1 – Hierbas de la cocina.

Para mi, los olores y sabores de las hierbas me transporta a América Latina más que otros ingredientes.  Nada da sabor fresco más que cilantro con limón verde.  Y nada dice comida Panameña más que el culantro, especialmente en su plato nacional el sancocho de gallina.  Pero más allá que los sabores del mundo latino,Continue reading “¿Cómo hacer un huerto latino en el noroeste de los estados unidos? Parte 1 – Hierbas de la cocina.”

The clock is ticking, what do you do?

I love growing cilantro.  Well, I love part of it, but I hate it when it bolts. If you’re not familiar with growing cilantro, “bolting” is when the cilantro flowers, and it changes the leaves’ texture and taste, and pretty much renders it disgusting to eat.  Not all is lost.  The seeds can be harvested,Continue reading “The clock is ticking, what do you do?”

Capturing a place, or a flavor

Gardeners have been doing it for centuries.  Trying to capture the flavors of the places they love by growing the produce from that region.  We’ve all heard stories about the Italian grandmother who brought over a branch from her favorite fig tree and propagated it here in the new world.  We have the same kindContinue reading “Capturing a place, or a flavor”