Check out my low-fuss, super-fast applesauce making process. It’s so easy, if feels a bit like cheating!
What produce does elicit disappointment in summer, is usually met with much gladness in the dearth of winter. Take, for instance, the green bell pepper. Many, many sweet peppers usually remain on my plants until the first Fall frost comes rolling in. I need every single day of sun and warmth I can get to turn that green […]
One of the things that keeps me stumped in the several years since I began gardening is the fact that sometimes, two things that go so well together are not ready for harvest at the same time! My dill is long gone by the time I have nice, crisp cabbage heads, for example. I really […]
Our Friday morning started with me telling my ever-patient husband “I know that you’re going to work today, we still have to pack, drive 2.5 hours and set up our tent tonight, but I have a lot of canning to do…” [PLEASE tell me I’m not the only one!] Really, though, what can be done? […]
This was us today! E’s face would twist with the sour juices of rhubarb, but he eagerly went back for more, bite after bite. We always have so much fun with our big rhubarb harvest! Rhubarb in July? You might ask. Well, I’ll let you in on a secret – Rhubarb is good for harvest […]
Garlic scapes are the elegant, crowning jewel on the head of the garlic plant in the month of June. Well, for a week, that is. Harvest your scapes just as they begin to curl in order to conduct the plant’s energy to growing the bulb in the ground, rather than the seed head.