Fall is the perfect time to bust a move in your garden. The weather is cooler so you’ll sweat less – save yourself on some laundry – PLUS the cooler weather is beneficial to your perennials (or future perennials, perhaps). This is the season to re-arrange, share, dream big and expand your operation (more fruit anyone?). We’ll cover all this in Part II of my three part series, The Fall Garden Grind. You can find Part I of this series here.
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 all summer long! If your life is anything like mine, you find your spring season super packed with many garden to-dos, and those exciting first camping trips of the season, and those bee installations, oh yeah, and that newborn! Whew, this spring I had no time for marmalade making, which is what my rhubarb was slated for. [Read more…] about Rhubarb-Orange Marmalade
It has poisonous leaves, is bitter and fibrous…yet we love, love, love rhubarb!
Rhubarb is right up there next to asparagus in my favorite perennial foods to grow. It’s so easy. Mine sits right under some unkept rose bushes in the midst of grass and does just fine! You’ll have to wait until it goes dormant in the fall to get a cut for planting, though. [Read more…] about Rhubarb creations