An amazing array of seed catalogues for 2012!

Come the middle of January each year my mailbox sags as the glorious and seductive seed catalogues come rolling in.  The pictures are so beautiful; the descriptions of each veggie and flower so tempting I could spend hundreds of dollars and end up with far, far more seeds than any city full of gardeners could …


A Week of Heritage Harvest

I had a great time in the Monticello kitchen this week. First discussing 19th century foodways with P. Allen Smith for his TV show and then watching food stylist Annette Joseph arrange the bounty of the garden on the kitchen work table for a Southern Living photo shoot.