The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.
I’ve never really started many plants from seed because doing it indoors always seems so fussy and labor intensive to me. But, seeds sprinkled outside grow with little effort on your part.
If you sow seeds in sun or shade – whatever it tells you to do on the package – some plants will probably grow. Try It.
So you bought some seeds from one of those glossy seed catalogs. But the ground is still frozen. Now what?
As summer gets going, the ‘cool weather crops’ that do well in the spring, such as lettuce, begin to go to seed.
Dr. Joel Fuhrman promotes what he calls the Nutritarian Diet. He makes what he acknowledges is a radical claim about his new book, The End of Diabetes, that many diseases can be prevented through diet.
The Philadelphia area boasts a large collection of Ginkgo trees, on its streets and in parks. But at this time of year, that can seem more like a curse than a blessing. The reason? Ginkgos smell.
You can find things growing in the strangest places sometimes – a cherry tree by a lamppost, or some vine winding up through an azalea. Ever wonder why?
Decorate a friend’s house for the holidays with a gift from your garden — a gift that will keep on giving into the new year.
While seeds or burrs can be annoying when they stick to you or your coat, it’s actually just Nature’s seed disperal system hitching a ride.