What are the goals of an organic gardener? What do you focus on to get healthy, productive plants and a garden that will feed your family not your frustrations?
Everybody needs a watermelon patch! The old fashioned varieties are definitely worth the effort. With hybridization, watermelons have become seedless and nearly rind-less. But our great grandparents had the right idea about melons with thick rinds for protection and used in watermelon pickles and lots of seeds for spitting. Learn how to grow and enjoy […]
Now is the time to fill the pantry shelves with applesauce. Add a little variety to your applesauce. Try strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, and spicy applesauce.
After trying Principe Borghese tomatoes, you’ll always have a spot for these little beauties in the garden. These are a determinate bush that grows clusters of grape shaped tomatoes. They are very fast growing and prolific. This are one heirloom that is easy to grow. One or two bushes will give you loads of these […]
Add some variety to your pantry with three great recipes for pressure canning corn.
Berries are a great addition to the garden and homestead. Jostaberries are a cross between a black currant and gooseberry. With high nutritional value, multiple preserving options, and easy care and maintenance this berry should definitely have a place in your garden.