September 19, 2013 RSS feed / From The Garden

Italian Basil Harvest Time

This is the time of year to start savoring what is left of your summer vegetable garden. The unique flavor and aroma of homegrown Italian basil stands alone in reminding us of summer’s best offerings. More...

Make Your Own Gardeners’ Gold

Longtime composter, Sanne Kure-Jensen, administrator of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of RI (NOFA/RI) will share her composting experience at the Portsmouth Free Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m  More...

Garden Club Yard Sale

The Portsmouth Garden Club is holding its 5th annual fundraiser, their indoor yard sale, at Aquidneck Island Christian Academy, 321 East Main Rd., Portsmouth on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. - 1p.m. More...

Gardener’s Tips

. Pick the last of your tomatoes. Even the greenest tomatoes will ripen on a sunny windowsill  . Start pulling up annuals that look as if they have served their purpose  . Re-seed or patch your lawn during September and October  . More...

Simple Pesto Recipe

Makes 1 1/2 cups pesto  Serves 6 (tossed over one pound of fresh cut pasta)  4 cups fresh basil leaves ¼ cup pine nuts 5 cloves garlic, peeled ½cup Pecorino-Romano cheese, finely grated ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil& More...

Daffodillion

Complimentary packets of 25 daffodil bulbs (retail value of over $15) will be given out on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Easton’s Beach parking lot from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Supplies will be limited. More...