Tag Archives: Homegrown

Summer Dinner on the Patio

Peaches, anyone? Fresh, juicy, and flavorful…..the perfect flavors when combined with tomatoes, sliced mozzarella, spinach, fresh basil from the garden, drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar – then simply go outside to Get Your Dinner On!!! Easy, fast, and healthy – perfect … Continue reading

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A Morning Walk in The Garden

So glad you could join us! After a relaxing breakfast on our patio today, Hubby grabbed his camera to capture what’s happening in the garden….let’s take a walk, shall we? The tomatoes are looking great! Each year, we anxiously await … Continue reading

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Spring In Atlanta

A beautiful Spring day – let’s have a walk on our patio together. The Japanese Maple trees are certainly happy, seeming to beckon us to take a breath, have a seat, and enjoy the morning…. The larger hosta, called a “Guacamole”, is … Continue reading

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Our Summer Garden Is Well Under Way

Warm weather has turned to rather hot weather here in Atlanta, allowing the basil, tomatoes, and herbs to gather strength and begin their season of growth. Even though I’m commuting to Orlando for a work project, the Hubby is being … Continue reading

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Beauty of the Winter Garden

Our Lenten rose is quite the story. We used to live in an old 1920’s bungalow close to Downtown Atlanta. Around the corner was a really old park that we in the neighborhood helped to clean of debris, trash and weeds. During one of … Continue reading

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Welcome To Spring In Atlanta

It’s officially Spring! Well, at least on the calendar…. Hope you enjoy these first signs of life from our patio garden. Seems funny that this will soon be a full-blown hosta, shooting up stately green and white leaves, then tall stalks with dainty flowers … Continue reading

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Alpharetta Community Garden “Opening Work Day”

Last Saturday brought beautiful (if not a bit chilly) weather for Saturday’s “Opening Work Day” at the Alpharetta Community Garden. These little ladies, dressed in pink, were there to jump right in! And much work was done by all who attended. … Continue reading

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Shades of Green

When someone says the word “green”, what comes to mind? Green like grass? Green like that of a traffic signal? Or something more like the color of money? How about green like plants in the garden? The Hubby and I decided to … Continue reading

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Time To Get Busy in the Garden!

Since the weather is clear, sunny, and full-on Spring like (including the outrageously high pollen counts), we took a ride to our little half of a plot at the Alpharetta Community Garden last night (shared with David and Rochelle). Time … Continue reading

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Pesto Possibilities and Meals For One

Wednesday, August 29th was the final round of August Cooking Classes at our house. And much fun was had by all. For Pesto Possibilities, we harvested basil from our patio garden, then created two different types of pesto – Basil Walnut Pesto … Continue reading

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