Roasted Orange Tomato Soup with Thai Basil

Orange Romas plusThai Basil equalsa Garden Bounty for a delicious soup This recipe is a roasted tomato soup with a twist, or two. I grew orange Roma Tomatoes for my sister who likes a less acidic...

wildflowers from the field to your garden

You can have the same glorious color and sweet little visitors in your own gardens as our public gardens and Prairies. Wildflowers have made themselves at home in all sorts of gardens over the...

Gardening with Herbs

Herbs in the garden are magical to me. They certainly give more than they take because they're so very easy to grow. They attract pollinators, which increases the bounty in your veggie garden. Their...

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup with a Twist

A Walk in the Woods

This past December and early January my family met at the Morton Arboretum for a Covid safe hike. We met in Mother Nature's family room where we didn't have to worry about how many of us could...