Happy Wednesday! If you follow my Facebook or Twitter feed, you know that I am all about positivity and feeling good! Nothing makes me feel better than cooking tasty food with fresh ingredients! And what’s the best way to get the freshest ingredients? Grow them yourself! I started container gardening last spring and it brought me such unexpected joy! My lola and lolo (Tagalog – grandma and grandpa) always kept a garden when I was young and I was never into it. It’s for old people. It’s so stupid, just go to the store. WRONG. Well, maybe it’s a little lame but I don’t care. Also I might just be getting old. Wahhhh. Read on to see my progress so far! (more…)
I truly believe the best way to learn is though trial and error. As you saw in my last post, my attempt at container gardening hasn’t gone horribly wrong (yet). But the one thing that taught me the most is growing cilantro!
Interestingly, cilantro is a fussy maiden. To keep these thick yummy leaves growing takes some work and finesse. When I first brought home my seedling, it looked like this:
Here in New Jersey, the summer is certainly upon us! The forecast holds a long heat wave for the Jersey Shore and it’s times like this that makes me grateful for electricity and air conditioning!