naranjilla
Container Gardening, Fruit, Gardening, Vegetables

Growing Naranjillas

Growing Naranjillas Have any of you ever heard of naranjillas? I confess that I hadn’t until The Llama and I were leafing through seed catalogs reading the descriptions to each other. Baker’s Seeds described them as having a “sweet and sour taste,” “nectar of the gods,” and “the most delicious [thing] that I have tasted… Continue reading Growing Naranjillas

pollinators
Flowers, Gardening, Herbs, Landscaping

Attracting Pollinators with Powerhouse Flowers

I have a tiny porch garden without much room, but I still want to help my plants be as productive as possible. Part of keeping them happy is making sure that they get plenty of visits from butterflies, bees, a maybe even hummingbirds. Since space is at a premium, I don't have the space for… Continue reading Attracting Pollinators with Powerhouse Flowers

mint
Container Gardening, Gardening, Herbs

How to Harvest and Preserve Mint

How to Harvest and Preserve Mint I love mint so much. It’s delicious in homemade ice cream, spring rolls, or in a cup of tea. This herb is so low maintenance, it’s almost impossible to kill. You can almost plant it and forget about it. It roots easily so you’ll never run out of cuttings… Continue reading How to Harvest and Preserve Mint