Learning to Love Your Herb Garden

February 8, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

This is the ninth in our biweekly series from Amy Pennington — urban farmer, founder of GoGo Green Garden, and author of Urban Pantry and Apartment Gardening — on how to start growing your own food, no matter how tiny your garden-to-be is. Today…

How to Grow Ginger (and Tips for Use)

February 8, 2014 Dan Ashbach 1

Whether in a pot or outside in tropical or subtropical climates, ginger thrives with consistent moisture, light shade or bright interior lighting. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is an Asian plant used for culinary and medicinal purposes. You can find…

Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations in the Caribbean

February 8, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

With 28 island nations and approximately 7,000 individual islands you’re spoilt for choice when looking for a Caribbean Honeymoon, whether its moonlit walks on the beach, snorkeling in an underwater paradise or just relaxing with your new spouse The…

Icehotel: A Cooler Vacation

February 7, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

When the question of vacation spots comes to mind, most people think beaches and tropical getaways, but given the opportunity would you venture to the other extreme?  Approximately 40,000 people each winter make that choice and head north, 125 miles…

Growing Basil: Tips and Tricks for our Favorite Herb

February 5, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

For the gardener who may be timid in regards to cooking and gardening in the front yard, a delectable and beautiful plant to consider is basil. Growing basil is delightful and easy; it can be direct seeded in the garden or started indoors in a seed…

Make Your Own Almond Milk

February 4, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

{Make Your Own} Almond Milk (via http://www.raisinandfig.com) Don’t worry, I’m not going all Euell Gibbons on you.  (What, you’re too young for that reference?  Lucky you… […]

Top 15 Most Beautiful Hydrangea Flowers

February 4, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Hydrangea is a popular shrub with spectacular flowers. First discovered in Japan, the name hydrangea comes from the Greek word “hydor”, which means water and “angos” (jar). The star shaped hydrangea flowers are closely packed to make a delicate…