Archive for 'Arizona Vegetable Gardening' Category

Grow Tomatoes in Arizona

Apr 11th, 2012 by The Gustatory Gardener | 2

Tomatoes are one of the most popular garden plants and grow well in Arizona. Get tips on growing tomatoes and recipe for roasted tomato and basil “Caprese” mini muffuns.

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Fava Bean – An Ancient Favorite

Jan 25th, 2012 by The Gustatory Gardener | 5

Tasty, easy to grow, healthy to eat and even supplements your soil with nitrogen. What’s not to like about fava beans? Great winter crop for Central Arizona garden.

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Eggplant Anyone?

Nov 29th, 2011 by The Gustatory Gardener | 2

Freeze eggplant now… Enjoy it later.

As with many of my favorite crops, I tend to plant more than we can eat fresh. Now what? Can I freeze eggplant? I did a little surfing to find the answer…YES!

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Healthful Jicama

Aug 19th, 2011 by The Gustatory Gardener | 7

Jicama, or yam bean belongs to the legume or bean family and is native to Mexico, Central and South America. It is easy to grow as it is very insect and disease resistant.

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Apple Picking Time

Jul 22nd, 2011 by The Gustatory Gardener | 0

Anna apple harvest time was this week in my garden. To celebrate, I’m sharing my family & friends’ favorite apple cake recipe. Enjoy!

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