Living Homegrown Podcast with Theresa Loe
About This Show
LivingHomegrown is all about living farm fresh without the farm. Through canning and preserving, artisan food crafting, edible gardening and small-space homesteading (including backyard chickens & goats) you can enjoy the flavors of the season and live a more sustainable lifestyle no matter how small of a space you call home. Hosted by TV canning expert and national PBS TV producer, Theresa Loe, this weekly podcast continues the flavorful conversation happening at LivingHomegrown.com and the Canning Academy. Alternating between Q and A episodes where you can ask Theresa your burning canning/homesteading questions and interviews with the rock stars of the DIY food movement, each weekly episode helps you live closer to your food.
Most Recent Episode
LH 110: Beautiful Backyard Bouquets with Herbs and Other Edibles
7 days ago
Have you ever stepped away from your garden in the summer time, only to discover an edible (like carrots, celery, cilantro or basil) bolted and went to flower before you used it? Ugh! Once it goes to flower, it's on it's way OUT. But fear not…You can still enjoy something extra from that plant – the flowers. In this week’s podcast, host Theresa Loe shares her favorite tips and tricks for homegrown flower arranging. And you can use these tips for some of those edibles in your garden that have bolted and gone to seed. We're talking about carrots, celery, fennel, cilantro...anything with a bloom. You’ll be amazed at the stunning arrangements you can create with very little effort. And you can use these tips to create daily arrangements throughout the entire growing season. You'll Learn: The pro secret to fixing wilted flowers (It’s not what you think) Why woody stems sometimes need a hammer The recipe for making your own floral preservative Tips for best color and shape of your arrangements The secret for getting your stems to stand tall The step-by-step instructions to the perfect bouquet As always, you can go to www.LivingHomegrown.com/110 for more tips, resources, a free PDF Flower Arranging Tip Sheet and the transcript.