Pretty Tough Plants

Blurb: There’s a growing demand for dependably hardy plants that require less maintenance and less water, but look no less beautiful in the garden. Plant Select—the leading purveyor of plants designed to thrive in difficult climates—meets this need by promoting plants...

Green and Herb Salad with Simple Dijon Vinaigrette

PrintGreen and Herb Salad with Simple Dijon VinaigretteAuthor Renee Shelton Instructions Chop up lettuce. Place in large mixing bowl. Sprinkle the chopped herbs over the top, and toss to combine. Whisk the mustard, salt, and pepper with the vinegar. While whisking,...

Mint Recipe Round Up

Here is a round up of Cultivate to Plate recipes using mint: Mint and Onion Chutney Pineapple and Mint Fresh Chutney Early Green Peas with Mint and Orange Green and Herb Salad with Simple Dijon Dressing Creamy Mint Dressing   Renee Shelton When Renee’s not...

Creamy Mint Dressing Recipe

PrintCreamy Mint DressingAuthor Renee Shelton A simple creamy salad dressing made with plain yogurt using your garden fresh mint. Use spearmint if you have it, otherwise peppermint will do. Ingredients1 to 2 teaspoons chopped mint1 cup plain yogurt2 teaspoons fresh...

Cape Gooseberries

Renee Shelton When Renee’s not in the garden getting her green thumb on, she’s in the bakeshop talking about pastry. Cultivate to Plate brings garden cultivation and cooking together, sharing information on gardening through garden blog updates, and following...