Asparagus Redemption

#fail. That’s what I thought when I happened to walk around the side of our house a couple weeks ago and saw the above disaster scene. This is evidence that we 1) never got around to clearing out the asparagus bed last fall and 2) let it go to seed before actually harvesting any this […]

Lessons from an Artichoke

We’re kind of accidental, experimental gardeners. A decade ago, we got it in our head that we wanted to grow some veggies. If you haven’t noticed, we’re kind of a “go big or go home” family, so rather than start with a couple tomato and cucumber plants in the modest garden beds around our house, […]

Foto Flashback Friday

The garden has sadly gotten little attention since we opened Cafe Tesfa. The first summer the big kids were home (2013), we let them each plant one of our raised beds. Both big girls grew sweet potatoes (which if you’re going to eat a carb, choose this one).

Top 3 Reasons to Tower Garden

As a 29-year-old entrepreneur Athletic Trainer beginning my own personal training business, starting a new branch of a non profit organization, and living in the coziest of apartments, I can only dream of one day having a garden in my yard. Until…The Juice Plus company told me that the Tower Garden is a healthy option for growing vine-ripened […]