We know organic gardening brings fresh, pesticide-free produce and a healthier diet, but how do you save your bounty from hungry local wildlife? Here is a list of some of the more common garden pests and some time-tested tricks to help keep them out of your garden: Insects: Got aphids? Consider attracting their predator, the lady bug (typically drawn to Queen …
It’s almost Mother’s Day, and if you’re like most of us, you’re wondering ‘what can I give the woman who has everything?’ The truth is, most moms want the exact same thing: time with the ones they love. Why not spend your day with us? Here are just a few of the things we have to offer for a fabulous …
Entertaining at home? Hockley Valley Resort’s President and Chef, John-Paul Adamo, shows you how to make your own cheese and salumi board, step by step, in this tutorial!
Roasted Shallot & Truffle Vinaigrette Looking for a quick and easy side dish recipe? Try this fresh idea from John-Paul Adamo, our President and Chef – it’s great on asparagus, green beans, or even on a warm potato salad…. You can also add tomatoes and sliced almonds, like we did!
If you’ve decided to give organic gardening a go this year, start off by planting some sure-fire, low maintenance picks… Here’s a list of just some of the many easy crops you can pick and some hints for a successful start:
So you’ve decided that you want to start an organic garden… Now what? Well, the old saying “measure twice, cut once” is the way to go. Give it some thought, make a plan, and consider these tips before you really dig in:
We canucks tend to love anything home-grown, and pure maple syrup tops that list! Although it’s still calorie-packed and should be used in moderation, this Canadian classic shows that not all sweeteners are created equal. Here are 3 reasons to choose maple syrup for your cooking, baking or to sweeten your coffee: