Fireworks, Pesto and Harvesting Garlic

Ellen and C.L. ignite the plant equivalent of fireworks in today’s episode. We revisit how pesto doesn’t have to be made only from basil, talk about harvesting garlic, and answer Vincent’s question about wildflower gardens.

:32 Just For Fun: Fireworks in the garden
6:32 Eat/Drink/Grow: Pesto revisited
12:42 Insider Information: Harvesting garlic
17:32 Love Letters and Questions: Wildflower garden

Gomphrena ‘Fireworks’ is the round, pink flower growing with red salvia and other annuals in this garden. It’s a color explosion!


Ellen has assembled assorted ingredients for her pesto. Get creative!

In the Fornari garden the garlic is pulled and laid out to dry for a couple of hours before being bundled and hung in a shed.


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