Squash blossom soup or crema de flor de calabaza is a wonderful way to use the part of the squash plant you may have not used before.
Squash blossoms can come from any summer or winter squashes. Although it is thought that winter blossoms are slightly more bitter. But they all are edible. The taste of a squash blossom is mildly like the squash it comes from.
Zucchini Flower, Pumpkin Flowers, Squash Blossoms in Hispanic cultures are referred to as Flor de Calabaza. They are used in Mexican Cuisine and in pupusas in Salvadoran cuisine as an ingredient in quesadillas and empanadas. Continue reading Squash Blossom Soup
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Epsom salt helps improve flower blooming and enhances a plant’s green color. It can even help plants grow bushier. Epsom salt is made up of hydrated magnesium sulfate (magnesium and sulfur), which is important to healthy plant growth. Continue reading Epsom Salt in the Garden
In this episode of “Grow, Eat, Repeat,” we will learn how to start your plants indoors using peat pot. This episode will cover what every organic home gardener needs to know to start healthy and productive plants. Continue reading Plant Starters: Tomatoes – Part 2
Have you ever wanted to grow your own tomatoes? It is the time of year when you should start your tomato seeds indoors. See how over the growing season, in our several part series on YouTube @ColoradoMartini Continue reading How to Start Tomato Plants
In this episode of “Grow, Eat, Repeat,” we will learn how to start some cold weather or early spring plants outdoors. We will plant salad greens, kale, spinach, and pea seeds. Early Spring Planting: Mixed Greens, Kale, Spinach & Peas Continue reading Early Spring Planting: Mixed Greens, Kale, Spinach & Peas
The #tomatillo, also known as the #Mexican husk tomato. Tomatillos originated in #Mexico and were cultivated in the pre-Columbian era. Used for #verde (green) #salsas & #sauces. The #seeds for my plant were from a fresh tomatillo bought in a grocery store. Continue reading GROW YOUR OWN FOOD – TOMATILLOS
GROW YOUR OWN FOOD / MEYERS LEMONS – cold climate? No worries. Plant in a large pot. Set inside during the winter months in a sunny location. Take outside in the summer. These are from @starkbros & 2nd season. Look at all the buds! Buy dwarf varieties. Meyers make great #lemomade & #Lemon drop #martinis. See our recipe. Continue reading Meyers Lemons