Winter Over onion flower
The surprising flowers
I didn't harvest one of the Winter Over onions sown last fall to let it bolt, and it bloomed. Onion flowers are white, round shaped, and with a sweet aroma. During summer they will produce the ...

Recipe: Vegetarian chili with herbs
Soups with spices and aromatic herbs
I like chili and I create often new recipes, like this one with yams instead of meat. When I harvested my Longbow leeks, some of them were thin with a big bulb: I used five of them instead of a gar...

Alfalfa flowers
The surprising flowers
This year I'm growing alfalfa: I dried leaves and flowers for herbal teas. Flowers are purple and the plant continues to bloom throughout the summer. The surprising flowers: flowers of aroma...

Summer harvests
Rooftop gardening
Like every summer, it's been difficult to find the time to publish my harvest one by one, so I will post some of them now. Tomatoes have been really satisfying: my favourite was Zukertraube, a swee...

Mallow is one of the oldest medicinal herbs being already known in China 5000 years ago.
Today's picture:
Kiwano (African Cucumber)
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