Category Archives: Edibles

Hops…Beer’s Favorite Flowers

If you love the idea of brewing your own beer, why not grow your own ingredients?  With a few tips on growing hops, you will be well on your way to making your own delicious and probably equally as satisfying beer. What is a hop? So, you may have seen hops, heard they are in…

Planning your Garden 101

Fresh vegetables right from your own backyard can be one of the highlights of summer. As you plan your vegetable garden, here are a few tips to help you get the most from your garden. Sun and soil Picking the right garden spot is probably the most important step to ensuring success.  A vegetable garden should…

Broccoli Raab, what is it?

What is Broccoli Raab? Broccoli raab is a vegetable with many names.  In the U.S. is is most commonly known as broccoli raab or rabe.  In other countries, it may be referred to as Italian turnip, Italian broccoli, Chinese broccoli, turnip broccoli, rapine, and the list goes on and on. While the plant is just…