Tiny homes in the winter landscape

by Sandy Swegel A week of warm days meant it was time  to cut back the ornamental grasses that are so popular in Colorado.  What is winter interest in December and January now looks messy and broken by winter winds and snow load.  Cutting back big grasses can be a bear of a task but […]



Who doesn’t love Carrot Cake? Now you can have a less guilty version (no frosting) for breakfast. Carrot Cake Muffins (makes 12) from the kitchen of Engrid Winslow 1 3/4 cup regular or gluten-free flour 2/3 cups firmly packed light brown sugar 1 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp. Baking soda 1/2 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. […]


Three Wild and Spicy reasons to grow Wild Arugula

by Sandy Swegel Wild arugula is my favorite spring green of the week and this year it’s the first thing I’ve seeded out into the garden during our warm spell. Similar to regular arugula, wild arugula has a “wilder” taste and thinner leaf.  It looks quite like a mustard weed when young if you aren’t […]