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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

August Gardening Checklist

Fellow Gardeners, The information, dates and techniques in this are as accurate as I can currently offer.  During the past three decades I have cared for, nurtured and observed tens of thousands of plants.  With the help of many gardening friends I have attempted to offer on these pages some useful information to help you [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:45:11+00:00August 1st, 2017|Gardening, Gardening Checklist|7 Comments

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 [...]

Summer Cooking with Tomatoes & Peppers

HEIRLOOM CHERRY TOMATO “COMPOTE” & CEVICHE ROAST PEPPER RELISH & PICKLING LIQUID Heirloom Cherry Tomato “Compote” Ingredients: Extra virgin Olive Oil – 2 TBS Red Onion minced — 1 cup Garlic minced — 2 cloves Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes — 3 pints Rosemary — 1 sprig Thyme — 1 sprig Salt & Fresh Pepper to taste [...]

Summer Barbecue Sides by Chef Rich Mead

Grilled Potato Salad Ingredients: 3 large Alaskan Fingerling Potatoes, about 1 lb. (You could use a Red Bee New Potato) Bacon ¼ cup Gorgonzola Cheese 1 piece Green Onions-chopped Diced Celery-Optional Preparation: Quarter Potatoes Blanch in boiling water Cook until firm and cool. Keep skin on potatoes Season with salt and fresh ground pepper Toss [...]

Summer Vegetable Gardening by Steve Hampson

For those of you who plant a vegetable garden, by early May most of you likely have a good start in getting in your summer vegetables.  Tomatoes which were planted in March should be growing vigorously and setting fruit.  Beans and corn which can tolerate the cooler temperatures of early spring are putting on good [...]

By |2014-07-17T16:00:59+00:00July 17th, 2014|Food, Gardening|1 Comment

“Summertime and the Living’s Easy…” | Tips for Entertaining Outdoors

When I think of summer I imagine cool salty breezes on bright sunny days infused with the scent of cocoa butter. I close my eyes and can hear the sounds of splashing and laughter, while visualizing myself lounging poolside with a tropical drink in hand. I anticipate balmy evenings spent on the patio with family [...]

By |2014-07-02T15:44:53+00:00July 2nd, 2014|Entertaining & Healthy Living, Patio|0 Comments

Florals for Summer Weddings by Opal Sullivan

Weddings are one of the most important days of our lives; therefore we want it to be perfect for you.  Planning a wedding can be fun, exciting and sometimes overwhelming. We all want and strive for a beautiful day filled with family, friends, flowers, and memories to last a lifetime. […]

By |2013-06-27T23:04:24+00:00June 27th, 2013|Floral, Weddings|0 Comments