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Spring Preparation

Spring Preparation

Spring Preparation Spring is just around the corner here in North Texas and we have a lot of work to do in the  veggie garden.  We have seeds being started and so much more. A beautiful day It’s a beautiful Thursday morning here in the […]

Restaurant Salsa Recipe

Restaurant Salsa Recipe

Restaurant Salsa: Our Favorite In our house there are few things that we like more than a bowl of fresh made restaurant salsa and some tortilla chips.  It does not matter what the occasion; football party, church group get together or just a game night […]

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Winter is officially here It is Sunday evening, it is cold and windy outside, it has been snowing outside this weekend and all I want to do is stay snuggled up inside.  When it is winter time and it is cold outside, it is always […]

The year in review

The year in review

It is almost to the middle of our “winter” here in the north Texas area and we cannot wait for spring to get here so that we can get our veggie patch up and running again.  Normally, we are harvesting fresh veggies all the way […]

Best Herbs to Grow in your Garden

Best Herbs to Grow in your Garden

There are literally thousands of different things that you can grow in your backyard veggie patch but none of them will grow quite as well as Herbs.  Most of the Herbs that you can buy in the store are very easy to grow in your […]

How to grow Radishes

How to grow Radishes

A vegetable garden is not complete without growing the colorful, crisp and tangy radish.  They are easy to pop a few seeds here and there to have a bountiful harvest of these delicious vegetables.  Radishes are a popular addition to salads and vegetable trays.  They […]

What’s happening?

What’s happening?

What’s happening? You have probably been asking the question, what’s happening or where is John from Backyard Eden? Well, to all of our subscribers here at Backyard Eden: I have been away for a long time taking care of some family business.  Because of this […]

How to Grow Lettuce

How to Grow Lettuce

Growing lettuce for springtime salads is irresistible. But what if you could pick homegrown lettuce now through fall, without taking a break during the hot summer months when the plants tend to turn bitter and go to seed?  You too can grow lettuce year round […]

How to Grow Zucchini

How to Grow Zucchini

There is always a variety of different plants growing in my garden each spring but only a few are as much fun as growing Zucchini which makes it a favorite with home gardeners everywhere. A healthy zucchini plant can produce a huge harvest each year, […]

How to Grow Basil

How to Grow Basil

How to Grow Basil Growing a garden is one of my favorite things to do and my garden would not be complete without my herbs.  There is nothing better then walking out the backdoor and harvesting some fresh herbs to season your food.  Basil is […]