Tag: vegetables

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germinate seedlings

Autumn is for Planting: Seed Starting for a Fall Garden

Now’s the time to get started in your fall garden. While it’s viable to find starts at the local farmer’s market or the nearby hardware store, nothing is more rewarding than starting your entire garden from seed. What You Need for Seed-Starting Since … read more

Kitsap Fresh

Kitsap Fresh: Keeping Food Local

Preserving farmland is an indispensable part of Erin Smith’s life. “I want to save farmland,” he shares. “I believe the best way to prevent farmland from turning into developments is to incentivize its use as farmland. In other words, make it easy to … read more

Monicas Salad

A Fun Summer Salad

I’ve been making this salad for 20 years and have tweaked it enough times to make it my own by now. This salad is best at the height of summer, when fresh corn, beans and tomatoes are at their peak of flavor. I … read more

Zucchini Lasagna Rollups, out of the oven and ready to eat
Our Daily Bread

The Ubiquitous Zucchini

Although this column generally deals with something baked or sweet, this month — in acknowledgment that nearly everyone already has a favorite zucchini bread recipe — it includes a couple of savory dishes that can be served for a summery brunch, lunch or … read more

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Greek Chicken Fried Rice

Recipe for Greek Chicken Fried Rice

Taking the stress out of family meals at home can be as simple as turning your attention toward recipes that pack plenty of flavor without complicated prep. In fact, you can even turn an easy, everyday side dish into a full-blown dinner by … read more

The Falls' greenhouse
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Come and Bloom with the Gig Harbor Garden Tour

We could say these gardens have “come out of dormancy” after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. But actually, the gardens and the gardeners themselves have been anything but dormant during their at-home time the last two gardening seasons. As with the … read more

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Citrus, Mango and Pineapple Salsa

Recipe for Citrus, Mango and Pineapple Salsa

It’s time to kick off summer with a bang. With exciting summer events like baseball, sunbathing and barbecues filling social calendars comes a whole new array of fresh, sunny day snacks just waiting to be devoured. If you’re in the mood for something … read more

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Greenhouses

Considering a Greenhouse? Keep These Tips in Mind

During the pandemic lockdown, many homeowners had a renewed interest in greenhouses. If you’ve been inspired to think about owning a glasshouse or greenhouse for the first time, but you don’t know where to start, Hartley Botanic — a manufacturer of handmade English … read more

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Raised Bed Drip Line Irrigation Kits with closer drippers are more effective at watering small areas like raised beds. (Photo courtesy of Gardener's Supply Company)

Sustainable Water Use in the Landscape

No matter where we live, the conservation and wise use of water in our gardens and landscapes is important. Sustainable water use helps grow beautiful gardens while conserving water and helping reduce water pollution and stormwater overflows. Amend the soil with compost or … read more

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