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Getting Cucumber Flavor…Without Cucumbers

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Growing Salad Burnet - LivingHomegrown.com

Growing Salad Burnet - LivingHomegrown.com

I confess…

Culinary herbs led to my edible gardening addiction.

As I started getting into cooking as a young adult, I started growing herbs to get the best flavor.

Then as I learned more about the powerful flavors found in fresh herbs, I was hooked!

Today, I have over 50 different herbs in my garden and I use them for both cooking and canning.

I especially love the unusual herbs that few people know about.

Salad burnet is one such herb.

It offers a delicate and unusual flavor combination that is just not found anywhere else.

Here is the lowdown on:

  • What salad burnet is
  • How its flavor changes
  • How it is best used in cooking
  • Tips for growing it

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Day 1: Resources for Growing Fruit Trees

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This post is part of the 31 Days of Living Homegrown. Sign up for my newsletter (weekly or monthly) so you don’t miss any of the inspiration and resources I will...

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Harvesting and Storing Homegrown Apples for Winter

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If you’re a regular reader here, you know that I am managing the small orchard on our family farmstead in Northern California. Well as you can imagine, we’ve had literally...

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And Over At the Burpee Blog…

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I just realized that I neglected to mention my posts over on the Burpee Home Garden Blog lately. I chime in over there occasionally on Gardening with Children and...

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A Traveling Farm…On A Bus?

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We just finished filming a really incredible group of young people for an episode of our TV show, Growing A Greener World. The TV story will air on PBS in December...

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To Scape or Not To Scape – Free Garlic Giveaway!

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New to my blog?  You might want to subscribe to my newsletter and/or blog HERE. Guess What? We have been invited to a very cool Blog Party and there...

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SWEET! Keeping Up With Farmstead Fruit

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All of the fruit ripening at the Farmstead Project has made life a SWEET ride the last month or so. Every visit brings new discoveries in deliciousness and new...

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Amazing Farm Grows Local Food Atop a NYC Building

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For the last two weeks, I have been busy writing and producing an episode of Growing A Greener World TV that is is so cool, I just have to tell...

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Video: How to Entice Children to Garden

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Guess what! I was featured over at Peaceful Valley Garden Supply in a short video about drawing children into the garden. Teaching kids to garden is a huge passion...

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