Kitchen garden

Grow your own fruits and vegetables

homemade crystallized violets recipe

A Violets Festival in Your Own Garden

What is a violets festival? On the French Riviera, Spring is announced in March when violets start blossoming all over the gardens. At the renowned Violets Festival in Tourettes-sur-Loup you can eat them in different ways: ice cream, jam, jelly, candy. Save Tourettes-sur-Loup is just across the valley from our garden and the seeds must have spread naturally. You can… Read more →

Lavancia Organic Farm: Hints and Tips to Grow Organic

Interesting facts about growing organic vegetables The visit to the farm was truly educational, we discovered so much about organic farming. We cannot wait to put into practice all we have learned and to cultivate our own organic vegetable patch. 1. Tomatoes Seeds 2. Basil 3. Mildew Tomatoes Seeds Agnes and Renaud have a fantastic variety of tomatoes. They joined… Read more →