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Monarchs and Milkweeds, What Gardeners Need to Know

Recently, gardeners and the public in general are becoming aware of the plight of one of our most well-known butterflies, the Monarch. Once a common sight throughout most of North America, Monarch numbers are on a serious decline and the iconic butterfly is even being considered for listing as an [...]

By |2018-07-12T13:13:23+00:00July 12th, 2018|Gardening|1 Comment

Global Patterns – 2018 Home Décor Trend

Warm and earthy tones are making a comeback this summer, replacing the cooler pastel palettes from past seasons.  Along with this shift is also the change of patterns and designs which feature natural materials and folklore patterns. These neutral accessories will bring back the memory of your favorite vacation or travels abroad and set [...]

By |2018-07-06T13:21:44+00:00July 6th, 2018|Home Decor|0 Comments

Summer Outdoor Living by Lynda

A View from the Garden Rooms … Outdoor Living. Summer is officially here! Gone are the short, cold days of Winter. Hurrah!!   Make room for warmer, longer, slower, breezy, easy afternoons of Summer… sit in your comfy chair in your respective garden, deck, pool, gazeboe and/or patio with family and friends, sipping [...]

By |2018-06-28T12:19:28+00:00June 28th, 2018|Patio|0 Comments

Coastal Influence – 2018 Home Décor Trend

With our geographical location, the beach and ocean have always been a natural choice for our interior décor. The trend this season is adapting to a relaxed approach and utilizing a softer palette to create a casual and inviting home. Specimen Shells Shells are so interesting and beautiful [...]

By |2018-06-08T14:09:32+00:00June 8th, 2018|Home Decor|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 [...]

Salsa & Relish Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

Add a kick to your summer entrees with these quick and simple salsa and relish recipes created by Chef Rich Mead and Chef Allen of Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens. Strawberry Relish INGREDIENTS: 4 Cup Fresh Strawberries (chopped) ½ Red Onion (finely chopped) 1 Jalapeno (finely chopped) ¼ Cup Fresh Basil, Chiffonade Juice of 2 Limes [...]

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 [...]

Spring Salad Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

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Braising Recipes | Cooking with Chef Rich Mead

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By |2017-09-29T15:26:54+00:00February 28th, 2017|Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Recipe|0 Comments