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Game Day Garden Cuisine

Game Day Garden Cuisine

Professional Football’s regular season starts tonight! If your family is anything like mine they are pretty excited for football to start back up. Why not celebrate tonight’s Packers vs. Saints game with football appropriate munchies with a garden fresh flare! My favorite snack while watching a game has always been guacamole! Check out our Garlicky [...]

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Black Bottom Tomatoes: What’s the Cause and How to Fix it

You head out into the garden to check the progress of your prized tomatoes only to find dark waterlogged spots on the bottom of the fruit. You then check your zucchini and notice the blossom end of the small fruit has shriveled and turned brown. Don’t panic!  While your plants are suffering from a disease, [...]

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Out with the Bolting in with the Seeds

As I mentioned last week we have had some bolting greens in the community garden over the last few weeks due to record heat and no rain. Our collards were the first to go followed shortly after by the spinach. Those spring greens just couldn’t take the heat. Luckily for us temperatures have now settled [...]

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Growing My Way? Digging Time

Our company garden is really taking shape, last week we installed our raised beds and finished installing our 20′ x 30′ deer fence. We used a DeerBusters deer fence and you can find tons of helpful information including installation videos on their site- DeerBusters.com. Once all the beds were prepared it was time to plant [...]

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Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

I love canning. The chopping, cooking, jarring, and most of all the eating! I am always happy to take any extra jars of garden goodness off my family and friends hands. It always amazes me how many vegetables and fruits can be canned and in so many ways. Once the harvest starts rolling in canning [...]

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Corn and Crab Salad

Spring is in full bloom in my area and I have been spending a lot of time outside in the garden tilling, pruning, weeding, planting and more. After all that time outside I am looking for a quick and fresh dinner that doesn’t heat my whole house.  This is a perfect midweek dinner (especially if [...]

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Recipe of the Week: 10 Layer Enchiladas

Even though spring has arrived it is still mighty cold in our neck of the woods. We have had a constant mix of rain and snow the last few days with no end in sight. To bring a little heat to our lives I served up this delicious tex-mex inspired casserole. Don’t let the amount [...]

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Urban Gardening Round-Up

Here at MasterGardening.com we think everyone should be able to reap the benefits of gardening no matter how small their space. That’s why we are now a sponsor for Urban Organic Gardener. Mike at Urban Organic Gardener, dishes up a serving of great urban gardening advice every week through trial and error. We love this [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Satay Chicken Pizza

Pizza is a constant in my home. We love to try new foods and rotate our menu quite a bit, especially in the growing season when we like to match our food with what’s in season. But take away pizza night and there might be a revolution. To keep from getting bored and to introduce new [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Shrimp Étouffée

In honor of Mardi Gras, which is on Tuesday, we cooked up a popular Cajun dish that highlights fresh garden vegetables and succulent shrimp. This hardest part of this meal is the chopping. As with most Cajun dishes this meal starts with a roux and contains the trinity (bell pepper, celery, and onion) and the [...]

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