I’m just going to waltz along and perpetuate the “I’m in need of some summer cheer!” trend I’ve been setting in this space! First it was muddled lime caipirinhas, today it is nasturtium ice-cubes, and tomorrow I’ll be starting some marmalade to can over the weekend. These ice-cubes kind of count for a winter treat. […]
Why do I procrastinate, when I know that if I just applied a little elbow grease right now and set aside a little time at the present, I would be rewarded in the future? Rewarded with peace, bounty, satisfaction, and even extra time. Discussing the whys and hows of the roots of procrastination in my […]
What a busy month December has been! I think that a lot of us can say those exact words, accompanied by a deep sigh of relief, now that the month is closing to an end. I have let the busyness of the season allow for excuses to not write or exercise or take care of […]
So, I am going to be late for work already, but I wanted to post this, before I left. If you grow zucchinis or other squashes, you know that if you neglect your plant for a day or two, you can be greeted with baseball bat-sized zucchinis! These may look great, but their flavor and […]
The end of summer in Colorado is signaled by the arrival of peaches from the western slope. These peaches from Pallisade, Colorado are among the sweetest around, in my opinion, only to be rivaled with those from Georgia. This year, Pallisade peaches ripened about two weeks earlier than last year, due to our heat wave […]
Rooted in a love of gardening and crafting cocktails from what I grow in my backyard, holly & flora is a resource for garden-to-glass drinks that are seasonally driven and culinarily influenced.