Gardening Partners

of Dickson County


Gardening Partners Demonstration Night 2018

It was a great night!

Our demonstrators ~ in order of appearance

Linda H showed us how to make a Comfrey Salve

Jean R showed off a garden obelisk she made

Bernie H discussed the differences between Native and Asian Beauty Berry and gave valuable tips on container gardening

Joann A demonstrated techniques for forcing bulbs indoors

Debbie H got her hands dirty to demonstrate divisions

Judy S presented several gardening topics of interest including seed catalogs, vegetable growing, mints, rooted cuttings, and her famous fig trees

If you missed it….we will do it again next year.  In the meantime, live vicariously through the photos….

 

 


August Silver Spoon

The August Silver Spoon Award goes to Jean H. Rogers for her winning recipe….

ZUCCHINI BOATS SUPREME

Ingredients:
*Olive oil for onions and to marinate zucchini
*1/2 lb ground turkey
*zucchini 1-2 cut in half lengthwise
*1/2 bell pepper diced
*4 oz mushrooms (optional)
*1 medium onion diced
*1 clove garlic
*salt and black pepper to taste
*1 tablespoon enchilada or chilli spice
*8 oz fresh or canned tomatoes diced
Topping:
Large sweet onion, carmelized
1 cup shredded cheese
Directions:
*Heat oven to 400 F or turn on grill
*Scoop out inner pulp and seeds from zucchini
*marinate inside of zucchini with olive oil and bake in oven or on grill until fairly soft
*brown grounded meat in skillet with tablespoon of oil
*add onion and other ingredients until onions are translucent , 6-7 minutes
*spoon meat mixture into cooked boats, top with carmelized onions and cheese
*heat in oven until cheese melts
* can be reheated for left overs
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