Monday, July 27, 2015

In the *Austrian Garden


One of my favorite things about visiting Austria is eating at my in-laws house. In addition to my MIL being a great cook, my in-laws have the most wonderful greenhouse and garden that produces all my favorite fruits and veggies. They grow everything from different greens, tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, onions, carrots and apples, to berries, apricots and an assortment of herbs. Not only does it feel good knowing that all the produce we are putting in our bodies are fresh, free of all chemicals and organic, but they taste so good with that Earthy taste you can only get from organic veggies straight from the garden.

Some might say that I don't have a green thumb *cough probably everyone who has ever met me, but I really want a produce garden. When we move back to our home next month and start making some changes to it, one of my top priorities is to start a small garden and compost. I don't really care for growing flowers but having fruit trees, some veggie beds and maybe some greens would be nice and beneficial. I have to do my research on what grows when, and what grows well in the hot temperatures of California, because let's face it, if I don't research, everything will die!



Until the time comes when I actually grow something healthy and edible, I will just enjoy the fruits of my in-law's labor and ask my botanist mom what the heck to do. Do you have a garden? What do you grow? What is the hardest veggie to grow? And if you're in California, is there anything that can't grow here?? I'd love and appreciate the advice and tips!!




10 comments:

  1. A greenhouse is really essential these days because we can't trust all the preserved food. I loved the garden at your in-laws'. Must take quite the time to make something so amazing and good for the environment.

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  2. So much to explore! Awesome photos.

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  3. AHHH! That looks so pretty and green! I love that green house, I've always wanted one, but arizona isn't such a good place for a green house! looks like so much fun!

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  4. What a beautiful green house. I don't have a green thumb, not even close, but I'd still love to have this garden house.

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  5. Beautiful pictures, I love being out in the garden. There is soemthing so rewarding about home grown produce! xo Rianna

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  6. What an inspiring garden! I'm in my second year and I hope to one day have a garden as beautiful and successful as your in laws!

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  7. What a beautiful greenhouse!! www.littlemissfangirly.blogspot.com

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  8. What an amazing green house! I love that you both are eat and cook so health.

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  9. homegrown produce is super indeed..I bet they taste super yum and healty as well :)..

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