Focus: May and June gardening tips

Late spring top tasks are harvesting, watering and weeding. Drying aromatic herbs Some tips for drying aromatic herbs: - wash the leaves - dry them with a...
June top link: Summer recipes

The summer is full of fresh and delicious ingredients: tomatoes, eggplants and peppers are never missing from our table, along with watermelon, apricots, peache...
The collector's garden

There are many variations of well known plants: new colors, different aromas, specific forms... why grow always the usual crops?

The June photo gallery: Milk thistle

The plant for the banner picture of this month.
Seasonal cooking for June

Seasonal herbs and spices: Balm, basil, bay, borage, burnet, calamint, chamomile, chervil, chives garlic, chives, cilantro, cinnamon basil, cornflower, cress, curry plant, dill, fenugreek, garlic, horehound, jasmine, lemon bergamot, lemon grass, lemon verbena, lovage, mallow, marjoram, mint, nigella, oregano, parsley, purslane, rosemary, sage, savory, sorrel, tarragon, thyme, wild thyme, yarrow.

Seasonal vegetables: Artichokes, asparagus, baby onions, beans, beetroots, broad beans, broccolis, cabbage, caper, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chards, chick peas, chicory, cucumber, endive, eschalot, fennel, garlic, lentils, lettuce, onions, peas, peppers, pumpkin flowers, purslane, radishes, rocket, spinach, string beans, Swiss chard, tomato, turnips, zucchini.

Seasonal fruits: Apricots, bilberries, black cherries, cherries, currant, gooseberry, loquats, melons, mulberries, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, strawberries.

Site Archive: June

Chives flower
Recipe: Rocket and ricotta spaghetti
WHB #436: The recap
Recipe: Asparagus quiche with sculpit
Recipe: Sculpit omelette with onion gratin
(Ita) Ricetta: Spaghetti al tonno e pesto di basilico cannella
Calamint flower
(Ita) Ricetta: Torta salata di asparagi e dragoncello
WHB #388: The recap
Recipe: Rocket and chives spaghetti
(Ita) Ricetta: Pasta al tacchino, mela verde e timo
Recipe: Baked pasta with tuna, zucchini and thyme
(Ita) Il giardino del collezionista: I tanti volti della salvia
Recipe: Vegetarian burgers with clary sage
Summer recipes
(Ita) Ricetta: Saltimbocca all'acetosa
Scarlet sage flower
(Ita) Ricetta: Crostata di rabarbaro e albicocche
Recipe: Baked pasta with peppers and cinnamon basil
(Ita) Ricetta: Rotolini di sfoglia al crescione
The harvest begins
Recipe: Pesto and purslane sandwich
Recipe: Hot watermelon gaspacho
Recipe: Gnocchi with sorrel and sunflower pesto
Armenian Cucumber on the rooftop
Recipe: Onion muffins with aromatic herbs
Recipe: Canapes with mint and nigella
Caper flowers
(Ita) Ricetta: Rotolini al pesto di coriandolo
(Ita) Ricetta: Pancakes di zucchina alla nigella
The collector's garden
Recipe: Carrot savory pie with fresh coriander
Recipe: Indonesian-style purslane salad
Lemon Plum tomato flower
Recipe: Lemon balm jam
Recipe: Chicken with sorrel sauce
Storing thyme
Beetroots: eat them all
Recipe: Paella parellada with coriander
Aromatic herbs in June
Recipe: Gorgonzola piadina with purslane and aromatic herbs
(Ita) Ricetta: Frittatine di zucchine con erba stella
(Ita) Coltivare curiosità in terrazzo
Recipe: Baked pasta with caliceddi
Recipe: Zucchini and sage patties
Recipe: Caramelized onions with basil
June gardening tips: The harvest begins
Recipe: Sandwich omelette with aromatic herbs
Saving nigella seeds
Recipe: Duchess potatoes with garlic sauce
Paprika and tomatoes teaser
Recipe: Toor dal with mint and coriander
(Ita) L'allegagione dei peperoncini
Recipe: Speck ham vol-au-vent with marjoram
Recipe: Basmati rice with coconut and coriander
Recipe: Pasta with onion and cinnamon basil
Recipe: Mozzarella salad with herbs
Recipe: Nachos pink dip with Jalapenos
Recipe: Mediterranean chicken kebabs
Recipe: Tuna and sweet pepper pasta with herbes de Provence
Green Zebra Stripe Tomatoes
Recipe: Moroccan cucumber and mint salad
Recipe: Ciabatta with marjoram omelette
Recipe: Hot green purslane salad
Recipe: Thai prawn toasts with coriander
(Ita) Coltivare il tarassaco
Recipe: Radish leaves omelette with nira
WHB #188: Recap
Recipe: Cumin and cheese savory biscuits
Recipe: Hummus with summer salad
Storing rosemary
Recipe: Corn salad with Thai basil
Cinnamon basil flowers
My first Numex Sunglo chilies
Recipe: Pasta with asparagus and aromatic herbs
Recipe: Fried sage
(Ita) Coltivare il cumino
Recipe: Sage and courgette bruschetta with green tomatoes
(Ita) Coltivare il meliloto (trifoglio giallo)
Recipe: Tortilla de patatas with rosemary
(Ita) Coltivare la senape
Recipe: Carrot soup with basil
Storing dandelion buds
Young plants: Oregano
Recipe: Italian 'Pasta alla Norma'
Recipe: Indian ginger and garlic bread
Recipe: Artichokes salad with sage
Spices and herbs seed harvest
Recipe: Clams soup with chives
Recipe: Bagna Cauda (Garlic dip)
Peppers are ripening!
Late chili transplanting
My first Habanero pods
Recipe: Broken pizza with arugula and basil
My best seedling
Tourist in the pot
Harvesting autumn dill
First pepper pods, part 2
Recipe: Sukiyaki
First chili pepper pods
Today's picture:
Safflower
Site Archive
This week I suggest:

Recipe: Vegan steamed bao