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  • Greek Olive Oil and air plant
    Food

    Greek Olive Oil Tastes Delicious

    Olive oil – I love it and use it for cooking, salad dressings, and over vegetables to add a little extra flavor. Several years ago I would have told you that…

  • Grilled Romaine Lettuce Salad from Biltmore Estate
    Food

    Grilled Romaine Lettuce Salad with Fennel

    Grilled Romaine Lettuce Salad   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 15 mins   Delicious recipe for grilled romaine lettuce salad - below are the ingredients…

  • Dragon wing begonia growing tips
    Garden

    Dragon Wing Begonia Growing Tips

    There are many varieties of begonia, from perennial to tuberous, but my absolute favorite heat-tolerant variety of Begonia × hybrida is ‘Dragon Wing’. This beautiful hybrid from the Begoniaceae family is…

  • Seed Starting Clear Cover for Seeds
    Garden

    Seed Starting Tips

    Seed starting for your garden in mid-April is happening at the Coronado house – here is how to get started. My friends, it is never too late to plant a seed,…

  • Alyssum flower lobularia maritima
    Garden

    Sweet Alyssum Growing Tips

    Seemingly dainty Alyssum, or Lobularia maritima, is actually a tough little annual plant known for its explosive flower power. Reseeding is common with alyssum, so plants that flower early could easily…

  • Herb and Perennial Garden Patio copyright Shawna Coronado
    Garden

    How to Plant Herbs

    Love that it is coming up on planting time in the northern states – I cannot wait for the garden to be exploding with color and scent and awesomeness! Learn how…

  • Acorn Garden Container Fairy Garden
    Garden

    Spectacular Fairy Garden Planting Container

    When I met Denise English from Eco Personal Garden at the Independent Garden Center Show in Chicago and she had such passion about a creative product idea she had – making…

  • Seared Tuna at Biltmore Photo
    Food

    Seared Tuna Recipe

    This seared tuna recipe is a healthy dietary choice, particularly for anti-inflammatory diets which require no dairy and no grains. Soy is a grain, so when preparing tuna steaks or fish…

  • Rose Garden Puerh Tocha Tea
    Food

    Why You Should Drink Organic Tea

    It’s tea season! While cold outside, millions of people across the globe drink tea in order to stay warm and cozy inside. Tea represents a morning indulgence for me as I…

  • Cazador Del Sol Garden Sculpture Winter Photo
    Garden

    Winter Garden Art Installation

    Winter. It’s killing me. Beyond hurting my osteoarthritis and making me cold, winter is dark and dank in the northern states. We need some creativity, some love, some color. That’s it…