Growing an edible garden

Archive for November, 2013

   Nov 03

Growing sunflowers in partial shade along fence

Sunflowers are a great addition to a vegetable garden. They look stunning and attract heaps of beneficial insects. Problem is that they also use up lots of space. My sunniest spots are all planted up with veggies so I decided to plant my sunflowers in partial shade next to a wooden fence. Those are russian […]

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   Nov 01

Lemon thyme herbal tea

One of my favorite garden herbs is lemon thyme. It grows prolific, looks beautiful, attracts beneficial insects and smells just beautiful. I use it a great deal when preparing fish and chicken. But recently I discovered, that it also makes a fantastic herbal infusion. Steeping a few sprigs in boiling water for 5 minutes brings […]

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