stacked up garden pots for winter Wallace's

Properly cleaning and storing pots in the winter sets you up for success in the spring!   Cleaning outdoor pots might not be the most glamorous part of gardening, but it sure is an important one. Gardening in containers is all about creating a favorable environment for plants, one that has nutrient-rich soil and is…

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caramel apple cookies ingredients Wallace's

Who needs Halloween candy when you have these chewy, flavor-packed cookies?   INGREDIENTS: ½ cup butter, softened  1 ¼ cups packed brown sugar  1 teaspoon baking soda  1 teaspoon apple pie spice  ¼ teaspoon salt  1 egg  ½ cup apple juice  2  1/2 cups all-purpose flour  1 large tart apple (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored,…

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assorted vegetables picked from garden Wallace's

Congrats on a successful garden! If you’re wondering what to do with all that produce, here’s how to preserve your vegetables so that you can enjoy them over the winter!     After nurturing your vegetable garden all season long, your hard work paid off, resulting in a bountiful harvest! If you still have veggies…

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A delicious spin on the classic brownie, the taste of fall is packed into each bite!   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup chopped pecans 2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 cup butter, melted 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups…

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daffodil blooming indoors

There’s no need to wait until spring to have colorful blooms—you can grow bulbs indoors, a refreshing sight during the snowy winter months! Here’s how to get started.   There’s no need to wait until spring to have colorful blooms—you can grow bulbs indoors, a refreshing sight during the snowy winter months! “Forcing” bulbs is…

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vegetable zoodle soup

Have some fun in the kitchen creating this exciting dish mixed with garden favorites.   INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1/4 cup dry white wine 2 sprigs fresh thyme 8 cups chicken stock 1 lb. ground chicken breast 1/4 cup plain dry breadcrumbs 1 large egg 2…

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elegant autumn decor

It’s the season to create a cozy, welcoming decor vignette on the front porch. Having trouble choosing a decor theme? Here are a few ideas to get you started.   As gardening season winds down, and the flowers start to fade, you have the opportunity to ramp up your other seasonal decor. Getting creative with…

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houseplant foliage

Don’t have a south-facing window? No problem! These houseplants thrive even in low-light areas.   The days are getting shorter, meaning you’ll be spending more time indoors, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on being surrounded by greenery! If you’re limited to low-light areas, like spots near north-facing windows, there are still…

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fresh apple bread

Bring warmth to the whole house with the smell of apples and cinnamon in this delicious fall treat!   INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 3/4 cups sugar 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs 2…

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Roasted Butternut Squash With Ginger

Harvest those home-grown squash to enjoy this tasty seasonal dish.   INGREDIENTS: 4 small butternut squash 4 tbsp. unsalted butter, divided 4 tbsp. honey 2 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper 1½ tsp. salt, divided 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 6 fresh plum tomatoes, pureed 2 tsp. light brown…

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