Once you taste homemade strawberry preserves you'll never go back to store bought. With this recipe you only need three ingredients – strawberries, sugar and lemon juice. Get the recipe.
I read an article in the New York Times this weekend about Ron Finley and his group L.A. Green Grounds. His TED talk will make you proud to be a gardener. My favorite line? "If you ain't a gardener, you ain't gangsta." Watch Ron's TED talk.
Delicate ears be warned, he uses some spicy language.