Ohio Kitchen Garden
potager gardening, permaculture and edible landscaping on the north coast of ohio
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. –Cicero
Welcome to Ohio Kitchen Garden, where you can learn about vegetable gardening, edible landscaping, permaculture, pollinators, composting, and of course the end goal: preserving, cooking (and eating) the harvest.
Perennial and Edible Landscaping
Planting a perennial edible landscape is a great way to include lower maintenance fruits and vegetables to your gardens while also adding long term beauty and value to your home.
Potager / Kitchen Gardening
A potager or kitchen garden is a garden that is designed to be both beautiful and functional, including flowers, herbs, and decorative elements tucked in among the vegetables.
Part of the joy of gardening is figuring out what to do with the harvest, and sometimes answering the question of “what is a good recipe to use up all these vegetables?”
Notes This is a no-knead bread. It makes 4 one-pound loaves. You can double it or halve it, and the bread dough will keep for about a week in the fridge. You need to roast the garlic before baking the bread. The roasted garlic recipe can be scaled up to as many bulbs...
This seed starting schedule is for a Zone 6B garden. It helps keep track of when to start seeds indoors and when to plant the seedlings outside.
Knowing how many weeks you are before the first and last frost dates is important in determining both when to start your seeds and transplant seedlings outside.
Garden Zones for Ohio What garden zone am I in? This information will tell you what plants are hardy in your area and therefore can be grown with assurance that they will have the best chance of surviving and even thriving in your local environment. By starting with...
Ingredients 1 teaspoon dried orange peel or fresh lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon paprika 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced ¾ teaspoon each salt and pepper, plus additional to taste 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 stick) 1 pound catfish, cut into bite sized...
This is one of those “base recipes” I make. It’s a little different every time, depending on what ingredients I have on hand. I will note that this time I made it with roasted garlic, and that is a game changer. I served it alongside of a good kielbasa, but it also...