Winter (or Thanksgiving) Meals, Christmas Cactus and Holiday Gifts

00: What’s For Dinner – we discuss what is on a forager’s Thanksgiving table, and what is on a vegetable gardener’s spread. Find links to the recipes here:
Acorn Bundt cake: http://www.backyardforager.com/acorn-bundt-cake-recipe/
Cranberry, Rose Hip, Crabapple Chutney: http://www.backyardforager.com/cranberry-rose-hip-crabapple-chutney/
Mushroom Stuffing: http://www.backyardforager.com/wild-mushroom-stuffing-recipe/ 
Potatoes and Leeks with Cream, and Ribboned Kale Salad: https://www.gardenlady.com/winter-or-thanksgiving-garden-dishes/ 

8:59: The Plant Noob – Today’s topic is common cooking sage, aka Salvia officinalis.

12:59: Eat, Drink, Grow – We’re growing Christmas cactus and Thanksgiving cactus in this episode. What they are, keeping them alive, and how to be sure they came into flower every year.

20:34: Insider Information – Just in time for your Shop Small Saturday, it’s time for Ellen and C.L.’s holiday gift suggestions.

Corona FlexDIAL Pruners

COLOURWAVE Collapsible Water Bucket, 2.6-Gallon, Lime Green 

Large Garden Cart from Gardener’s Supply

OXO SteeL Cocktail Shaker 

Find links to Ellen and CL’s Books on our home page

30:19: Love Letters and Questions – We heard from Freddi who asked if it’s too early to put down “winterizer” fertilizer.

Salvia officinalis is a beautiful herb in any garden. It’s also tasty and good for you.