Radio Interview for La Vida Local on Crescent Hill Radio

Crescent Hill Radio

Recently, I was invited by my fellow food writer and friend, Lindsey McClave, to be a guest on La Vida Local, a weekly local food show on Crescent Hill Radio. I sat down for a chat with Lindsey and Mali Anderson to talk about what’s new and good in the food world of Louisville, Ky […]

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How To Organically Remove Cabbage Worms and Slugs from Your Garden

Cabbageworm 1

This Fall I have a lovely garden filled with Collards, Kale, Cabbage and Swiss Chard. The only problem is all these green vegetables look tasty to certain insects and have been subject to attack over the course of the growing season. In particular, a cabbage worm invasion took an early toll on my greens when […]

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Fall Vegetable Gardening Guide

Two of my Fall favorites, Dinosaur Kale and Daikon Radishes

The Fall Season is almost upon us and that means our Summer gardens are churning out the last bits of their bounty as cool weather approaches. This past weekend I cleared the zucchini, tomatoes, cucumbers and watermelon out of my raised beds to make way for all my Fall plantings. I’d already planted some Watermelon […]

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Mini-Class: Storing Bulbs and Drying Herbs


Fall is here and the weather is turning cooler everyday. As the seasons turn there are always numerous preparations to make in the garden. Autumn is about cleaning up, storing and saving for the Winter. Below I list a few basics I recommend for your yard and garden in this cooling season. You can also […]

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Landscaping, Mini-Class 2


It is Sunday, which brings us to week two of our Landscaping Mini-Class. Last week, we looked at questions you should ask before getting started in the space you want to landscape. This week we will discuss preparations to get you ready to be down in the dirt. 1. What zone do you live in? […]

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Landscaping, Mini-Class 1

Pink Hyacinth

Imagine a piece of earth – untouched, barren, waiting for attention. Maybe it is overgrown, weedy, filled with wire grass. Maybe it is dry, sparse, sunny, sloping. Maybe it is cool, wet and shady. Maybe it just needs a little tending, thinning, pruning and new life. What would you do with that space? How would […]

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