Chives are are one of the easiest plants to grow, and we enjoy them so much! Not only do chives taste wonderful as an addition to many meals, but they also add a unique look to your backyard and container garden and can help with pest prevention.
We built the kids a 3×3 flower bed when we first started and this year we gave them an additional 4×4 bed for veggies. Their spring bed didn’t do so well, but they’ve learned from their mistakes and are ready to start over with a fall bed of carrots, beans, and chives.
This video shows how we cleaned the bed out, added compost, and Brooklyn plants the entire bed by herself!
Dale & Carrie talked about how you can grow your own herbs and use them in your kitchen at the 2019 home + garden show. They talk all about growing, harvesting, cooking, and preserving a variety of herbs including: basil, chives, cilantro, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, & thyme.
This video is a recording of a workshop we taught at the 2018 OKC Home + Outdoor Living Show with Bill Farris of Prairie Wind Nursery about how you can grow and cook with your own herbs. We cover the following 10 herbs in detail: basil, chives, cilantro, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme. Learn more about growing over 70 different foods, including how to manage various pests in our FREE iOS, Android, […]
This video is a recording of a workshop we taught at the 2018 OKC Home + Outdoor Living Show with Lori Coats of My Raggedy Herbs about how you can grow and cook with your own herbs. Lori is an expert at knowing how to use culinary herbs to make things taste great and I’m excited to share her knowledge with you all!
We cover the following 10 herbs in detail: basil, chives, cilantro, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme.
The adult onion fly resembles the house fly, but smaller. The larvae are legless and creamy-white and will cause the plants to wilt and die.
These mites are extremely small relatives of spiders. They are typically found on the undersides of leaves. An easy way to check for them is to place a sheet of white paper underneath the leaves and gently tap. If you see moving specks on the paper then you have a problem.
The great thing about this garden stir fry is that you can make it unique each time with different veggies never growing tired of it!
March is one of our favorite months of the year. Life is beginning to emerge from the cold of February, and new sprouts are everywhere! In March, we’re starting many things directly from seed outdoors, and continuing to plant new rounds of spring seeds indoorsto transplant later. The climate is different in every location and you can see specific dates for your location using our FREE iOS, Android, and Universal Web App.
This is a list of what we’re planting in August in our zone 7 urban Oklahoma backyard food farm. Click on the name of the vegetable to view more information about growing or preparing that particular plant.