Kitchen Gardens

Vegetable garden season opener – starting seeds

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Kitchen Gardens | 1 comment

Vegetable garden season opener – starting seeds

  Our first crop of salad greens and herbs is up and growing. Click on the slideshow below to see how we did it. Now if only the snow goes away soon. [Show as slideshow]

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Greek Columnar Basil

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in Kitchen Gardens | 1 comment

Greek Columnar Basil

              Greek Columnar Basil adds height and form to a container or herb garden and provides a steady supply of basil for cooking. This small leaf, upright variety of one of the world’s favorite herbs rarely goes to seed and will grow vigorously until frost. It has a spicy flavor that is somewhere between sweet basil and Thai basil. I purchased mine from a local Cape Cod organic vegetable grower last May and planted it in a conical shaped clay pot. It grew to a height of 30 inches and served as a formal accent in the kitchen garden all...

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