Ever wonder how Twinkies and other fun foods are made? There’s a show on one of the food channels that demonstrates how huge complex machines fill hundreds of cakes with yummy cream at one time. This technology allows Hostess to churn out thousands of Twinkies per day.
Resist the urge to plant in your garden too early. Not only do you have to worry about night-time frost, you also have to ensure the soil temperature is warm enough to enable your tender seedlings to survive. By the second week in May, however, it is usually safe to plant seedlings in the ground in your garden.
Let’s talk about raised bed gardening. Why? Because everyone is doing it. While there are some disadvantages to raised beds, many will agree that raised beds provide the perfect solution to several garden conundrums – such as lack of space, clay soil, etc. In addition, raised beds can extend your growing season, especially if you have a cover.
This summer think about taking the average happy hour to the next level. All you will need for a creative, gourmet twist on the five o’clock tradition is your backyard garden. Cocktail gardens are making big news in 2015 as bartenders in chic restaurants are mixing up some cutting-edge drink recipes. In raised beds, in pots, or sowed directly into the ground, there are myriads of herbs, fruits, and vegetables you can grow to complement your home cocktail bar.