Radish recipes

Here is a selection of radish recipes that you can use all your garden radishes for. Radish Recipes Compiled by Christine Schlueter Radishes with Pasta and Radish Greens 24 radishes, sliced about 2 cups, with green tops 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 12-ounce package short pasta such as penne or shells cooked…

Shrimp Pad Thai

Ingredients 8 ounces wide rice stick noodles  1/4 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons fish sauce 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup fresh bean sprouts 3/4 cup (1-inch) sliced green onions 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic 2 tablespoons chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts Preparation Place noodles in a large bowl. Add hot water to cover; let stand 12 minutes or…

Keeping Rabbits out of the garden

  KEEPING RABBITS OUT OF THE GARDEN Keeping rabbits out of the garden. Rabbits are one of the biggest horticulturists problem.  Without fences, traps, poisons or shooting this is pretty much impossible.  There are many products out there that will cost you a fortune, but if you are against any other measures listed above,  you…

Growing Patio Vegetables

  Growing Patio Vegetables   Growing vegetables in pots on your deck or steps is a wonderful way to have fresh vegetables without a lot of room. They can be grown in a container as long as you meet the plant’s needs. Amazingly the potted plants grow at the same rate as those in the…

Grilled Brie with tomatoes

Grilled Brie with tomatoes This is a wonderful recipe when your tomatoes are ripe and fresh from the garden 1 pint cherry tomatoes  2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil  Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper  3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened  6 (1/2-inch thick) slices crusty bread  1/2 pound brie, sliced thin     Heat the broiler. Put…

Colorful Shady Plants

  Colorful Shady Plants By Christine Schlueter These are all for zone 4.   Lungwort or Pulmonaria This plant blooms in the early spring and has interesting foliage from spring to fall. The leaves grow in basal rosettes and in some types have silver-whitesplotches. The flowers may be blue or pink. They do well in…