Marianne Ophardt

Garden Tips: Grow, eat your own dry beans

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses. What are pulses? Pulses are grain legumes and include dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas and lentils.

Marianne Ophardt

Garden Tips: Consider planting unusual fruit

Fruit trees are a lot of work because of the pruning and spraying needed to keep them healthy and productive. The only reason to grow fruit trees in is because you want the tasty fruit of a variety you cannot get in a grocery store or at a local farmers market.