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Blogger Katrina Sullivan hopes to grow chocolate peppermint in her garden.

Best of Sacramento Connect Home & Garden blogs

Published: Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014 - 12:00 am

The Sacramento Bee hosts a network of high-quality news providers and bloggers in the Sacramento region. Here is a sampling of the best of the current Home & Garden blogs. Check out the full postings: www.sacramentoconnect.com.

• Sacramento’s Katrina Sullivan, a dedicated DIYer and author of “Chic Little House,” gets ready to plant her first vegetable garden:

“The thought of growing our own food makes me so happy! I’m hoping we grow an abundance of food for our home and also to share with family and friends. Our list of what we plan to grow changes daily; our goal is to grow a salad/salsa garden. We want to grow a few varieties of tomatoes, chili peppers, lettuce, spinach, and a variety of herbs. Each time we stop in Home Depot or Lowe’s, our list of veggies keep changing. Yesterday, I saw mint and peppermint chocolate; I just have to grow both! In addition to growing lots of veggies, I want to grow strawberries in a large pot and maybe blueberries. I plan on doing lots of research and even buy a beginner gardening book before we decided on exactly what to plant for crop. I’ll for sure do an update and share what we end up planting.”

Read more at: www.chiclittlehouse.com

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