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Pruning Shears – Sharpening & Tuning

Professional Sharpening & Cleaning Service Step 1: Disassemble the shears We disassemble the shears and inspect for any damaged parts. We will call for approval prior to replacing any damaged parts. Step 2: Clean the Blades We remove any rust, dirt or other debris. Step 3: Examine the Sharpness We [...]

By | 2018-01-16T13:03:31+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Gardening, Home Page|2 Comments

Blue & White – 2018 Home Décor Trend

Still going strong into 2018 is the classic color combination of blue and white.  Roger’s has reinvented the duo this year with a relaxed beach vibe. This casual approach is inviting and very easy to incorporate into our local coastal décor. Mixed Patterned Dinnerware This festive dinnerware collection [...]

By | 2018-01-12T16:36:14+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Home Decor, Home Page|0 Comments

Cocktail Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

Perfect your entertaining cocktails with these recipes by Anthony, lead bartender of Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens. Grapefruit Shrub    Ingredients: 2 Large Grapefruits ¾ cup granulated white cane sugar ¾ cup white wine vinegar Procedure: Using a vegetable peeler, peel the grapefruits and reserve skin for oleo saccharum (see note) When you peel the grapefruits, [...]

By | 2018-02-05T16:48:48+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Food, Holiday, Home Page, Recipe|0 Comments

Summer BBQ Side Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

Complement your main BBQ entree with these summer side recipes created by Chef Rich Mead and Chef Allen of Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens. BBQ Baked Beans INGREDIENTS: ¼ pound bacon, diced 1 medium onion, diced 4 medium garlic cloves, minced 1 lb. dried cannellini beans, washed & picked over to remove debris or dark-colored beans [...]

Wild Salmon Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

The benefits of using wild salmon compared to farm raised salmon is immeasurable. Wild caught fish are widely thought to be the healthier choice, but the flavor profiles are extremely different as well. The information here is about the environmental and health advantages of wild salmon, as well as showcasing some incredible recipes that highlight [...]

Cooking with Grain Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

Tehachapi Farms Sonora/Red Fife Blend Oatmeal Raisin Cookies INGREDIENTS: 2 cups Sonora/Red Fife Blend Flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 cup (8 oz.) unsalted butter – softened 1 cup brown sugar (dark), firmly packed 2 large eggs 2 tsp. vanilla 3 cups oats (not instant) ¾ cup [...]

Governor Declares an End to the Drought – Now What?

The drought is over. On Friday, April 7 California Governor Jerry Brown officially declared the end to the most severe drought in our state’s history. So, what does this mean for our gardens? Certainly, there will be further drought cycles and using water wisely in our gardens will be a permanent part of our gardening [...]

Spring Salad Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

Balsamic Vinaigrette [su_spacer size="10"][su_spacer] INGREDIENTS: [su_spacer size="10"][su_spacer] Makes about 1 cup [su_spacer size="0"][su_spacer] ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil [su_spacer size="0"][su_spacer] ¼ cup balsamic vinegar [su_spacer size="0"][su_spacer] Salt [su_spacer size="0"][su_spacer] Fresh-ground pepper [su_spacer size="0"][su_spacer] Optional Extras: spoonful of mustard, minced shallots, minced garlic, minced fresh herbs, teaspoon dried herbs, spoonful of honey or brown sugar [su_spacer [...]

Children’s Gardening Activities by Tracy Wankner

Setting Ground Rules For Children One of the most rewarding ways to spend an afternoon is gardening with a child. Please understand, I say this even though I don’t have any children of my own yet. For now, I get to borrow them, teach them about digging in the dirt, and hand them back a little messier [...]

By | 2017-09-29T14:44:31+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Gardening, Home Page|0 Comments