How to Hunt and Forage for Wild Asparagus

I grew up a tom-boy, with a dad who was well versed in what to eat (and what not to eat!) from the woods, the yard, and even the roadsides. Eating berries from the hillside and mushrooms from deep in the woods is one of the great pleasures in life! I suppose though, if you didn’t grow up with wild edibles, and nobody has ever …

Vintage 1962 Lettuce Seed

Buried underneath layers of homemade ice fishing lures in an old box, I rescued this treasure from Karl’s grandparent’s house. Grandpa chuckled at my enthusiasm for this vintage find and told me to take the seeds with me if I wanted. Yeah, I wanted. I know its only an old seed packet- and not even that old, but I love what it represents. Fifty years …

Tips for Choosing the Best Tomato Varieties!

“I can find room for one more tomato plant…” Just…one…more…plant. Do you say that every year too? My tomato obsession really took off about three years ago when I began starting my own tomato seeds. The varieties you can find when you buy seeds instead of already started plants are just incredible (at least in my neck of the woods). If you’ve only ever gotten …