Throwback Thursday: Port Towns await first community garden

Have you ever wondered when the Cottage City Community Garden started? Or why our community decided that a communal garden that provides fresh produce (and sometimes fruit) was important? For today’s throwback Thursday, read this article from the 2009 Prince George’s Gazette to have all your questions answered! Port Towns await first community garden Cottage … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Port Towns await first community garden

June 2015 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine

The June 2015 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine is now out and is posted at: http://issuu.com/washingtongardener/docs/washingtongardenerjune15 This issue includes: Odonating in our Region: Dragonflies and Damselflies Pretty Native Groundcover: Canada Mayflower June-July Garden Tasks Microgreens  Local Garden Events Listing Lisianthus: the New Rose Meet the Interns Visit to Sunshine Farm and Gardens How Biochar Alters … Continue reading June 2015 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine

Balthazar Beet Salad

Balthazar Beet Salad Prepare 4 large beets – baked or steamed- (easy to peel when hot) Mix/Whisk together and drizzle over beets: 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Salt and Pepper 1/4 cup Olive Oil Add  1 raw onion 3 T grapeseed oil or walnut oil 1 cup of walnuts (optional) 2 … Continue reading Balthazar Beet Salad