Entries by Engrid Winslow

What’s Bugging Your Garden

Less Toxic Pests Remedies By Engrid Winslow What’s bugging your garden? Mysterious holes in the leaves of your favorite rose? Earwigs buried deep in the leaves of your lettuce? Flea beetles mangling your perennials and vegetables? Most people are averse to creepy crawlies in their gardens but, please, BEFORE you reach for the chemicals to […]

Please Pass The Peas

History of Green Peas and Recipes By Engrid Winslow  “How luscious lies the pea within the pod” – Emily Dickson wrote. I think most of us would agree that fresh peas are a hallmark of early summer produce and have us saying “please pass the peas”. The origin of peas is shrouded in mystery as […]

Bring More Sweet Smells Into Your Life

Find Your Favorite Fragrant Flowers By Engrid Winslow Do gardeners love fragrance because they are gardeners or are they gardening because they enjoy fragrance? It’s sort of a “chicken and the egg” concept, but no gardener can deny that growing plants is a sensory experience. Whether it’s brushing against basil or tomatoes while harvesting or […]