Thirsty Thursday June 21st

This month we will concentrate a bit on herbs and strawberries.  Strawberries are in season now at your local farmers markets and stands.   Herbs are always in good supply.   We are also highlighting cucumber since it is light and refreshing and we are in a drought.   Pairing cucumber with a ghost pepper […]

May_18 Thirsty Thursday Cocktails

So here we are again… Gardening season, spring,  our bodies are starting to wake up and lean towards the warmth of the sun- FINALLY!   With that we start up our Thirsty Thursdays again.   May brings the beginning of many flavors.  This week we highlight Basil, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Blueberries and Lemon Verbena.

July_2017 Thirsty Thursday Cocktails

I LOVE the summer heat and a cool refreshing cocktail.  What says cool more than a cucumber?  Certainly not the back side of your pillow!  Yes, cucumber is the theme this month along with crisp soda water, lemonade and my favorite; lemongrass.  Here are the recipes for Thirsty Thursday : Siam Sip 2 shots Hendrick’s […]

BASIL- the world’s most popular herb

What to and how to-   Basil likes it hot, so wait to plant it until the daytime temperatures are above 70 degrees and night temperatures STAY above 50.  Any chill will cause the leaves to blacken and curl.    Basil needs rich organic well drained soil, and basil loves the sun.   To harvest, take off […]

Thirsty Thursday July Drink Recipes

Here are the following drink/cocktail recipes we will be serving up at Scenic Roots on July 28th, 2016 for Thirsty Thursdays. Remember the Garden Center will be open from 5:30-7:00 pm to sample cocktails inspired and made right from your gardens and for you to shop at will 😉 This is a FREE event! Watermelon […]