One of the hardest aspects of growing food is keeping up with all the various pieces of information for each plant. Each vegetable has its own set of requirements for all sorts of things such as how close together you plant each one, how much water and sunlight they receive, fertilizing requirements and a whole host of other stuff. I often felt lost and overwhelmed when I started and it took a few seasons for […]
It’s getting close to the end of the season but there are still plenty of things to plant including one of our favorites, spinach. This is a list of what we’re planting in September in our zone 7 urban Oklahoma backyard food farm.
These homemade tortilla chips taste incredible with our garden fresh salsa. They’re also great to use for nachos!
I walked by this okra and saw it had a lot of flies on it. That gave me a clue in to a potential aphid problem. I also talk about how to handle aphids both manually and with nature’s help.
Bill Farris from Prairie Wind Nursery has graciously offered to host a tour of his facility and talk about culinary herbs and native Oklahoma flowers. He specializes in growing Mediterranean herbs and native Oklahoma flowers at his nursery near Lake Thunderbird in Norman, Oklahoma. His nursery has been in business for 27 years and he has a wealth of knowledge to share! As a preview, here’s a video we recorded at Prairie Wind Nursery last […]
Waffles are always a hit in our family for more than just a breakfast food! Whenever I make these waffles in the blender, I always make extra to freeze so we can have fast breakfasts in the mornings before school. A quick toast in the toaster and you have your own “eggo” waffle! This recipe is super easy to make and very quick with minimal cleanup since you are only using the blender.
This is an update and tour of our zone 7 Oklahoma urban backyard organic food farm! I show what we’re currently growing, talk about what we are planting right now, and share some tips and lessons I’ve learned from the summer!
This is an update on our lettuce, cabbage, and cilantro planted 7/30/2017. We also plant another round of carrots, beans, peas, and lettuce! Here’s a link to the seeding square we used to plant in the video:
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.
Zucchini bread is one of my favorite things to bake in the summer! Even the pickiest eater in the house (who was reluctant to try it at first since it had “zucchini” in the name) could eat an entire loaf in one sitting if I let her! Lol! This bread is not difficult to make at all and the kids love to help make this! We include cinnamon chips into our recipe instead of chocolate […]