Botanical Interests

First Spinach Harvest

– Posted in: Recipes, Vegetables

My husband harvested the first of our spinach crop yesterday, and he says there's this much or more left to be harvested. He wants to do that this evening, because it is threatening to bolt in this heat. We had a yummy spinach salad, and gave away the rest of this bowlful to two neighbors. [...]

Scavenger Hunt Winners

– Posted in: About this site

A big thank you to everyone who took the time to enter the Scavenger Hunt, which I organized to help celebrate the new design here at Cold Climate Gardening. I hope you all had fun as you hunted for the clues. The prizewinners have all been notified by email, so I'll give the rest of [...]

Scavenger Hunt with Prizes

– Posted in: About this site

I've always had the suspicion that most of my readers don't realize how much else I offer on this website in addition to this blog, so I thought I'd celebrate the "grand re-opening" of Cold Climate Gardening with a scavenger hunt that will encourage you to explore my website more thoroughly. Prizes, We Have Prizes [...]

Botanical Interests Seed Giveaway

– Posted in: Seeds and Seed Starting

Congratulations to Robbie, who won some free seeds from Botanical Interests at Carol's giveaway! Those of you who didn't win have another chance. The giveaway here is just a bit different. First go over to Botanical Interests and look over their offerings. Then list the six seed packets (excluding the large packets) you'd like to [...]