Ramona Werst

Rigatoni with Swiss Chard and Sausage

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I love to grow Swiss Chard, usually I have Rainbow Swiss Chard growing in my planters because it's so pretty and edible. But this year I have the regular Red Swiss Chard and it's so beautiful. It grows all winter and spring, and if kept in a semi shaded, cooler area, can last into the [...]

Christmas Presents for the Gardener

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Backyard Genie's 3-piece Garden tool set is a perfect Christmas present for the gardener in the family no matter if it's mom, dad, grandpa, grandma or any gardener. The garden tool set comes in an attractive box, perfect to give as a Christmas Present!   ____________________________________________________________ Here are some actual Amazon reviews for this amazing [...]

The Backyard Genie Grows Roma Tomatoes, from Seed to Delicious Recipes

– Posted in: Backyard Gardening Tips

Whether it's spring or even in early fall here in south Texas, you can plant delicious Roma Tomatoes.  The Backyard Genie will show you how to do it all step-by-step from planting the seeds, transplanting into the garden, pruning for healthy plants, feeding, harvesting and delicious recipes for your harvested Tomatoes. Did we say step-by-step? [...]

‘Backyard’ Square Foot Gardening

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Since reading the book Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholmew, we here at the Backyard Genie have totally changed the way we look at gardening in general and have totally embraced the Square Foot Gardening method.  It's a very good method of gardening for a great many people and older folks especially should take a [...]

Backyard Garden Tools

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It's been a long time coming, but Backyard Genie™ now has one of the best garden tool sets on the market as part of our product line.  We started the testing process with different garden tool sets over a year ago and after seeing what was available at the 'big box' stores, we decided to [...]

Welcome to Backyard Genie™!

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I'm Ramona Werst, your Backyard Genie™.  Some of you may know me from my Basil Blog:  Ramona's Basil Garden where I am having so much fun teaching you to "Love Your Basil". For those of you who do not know me, you can learn lots more about me and my fantastic journey from  by clicking on the [...]