Want to learn about water bath canning, pressure canning and putting a lot of mason jars full of great food into your pantry? Take a look at my review of a great book – stuffed full of recipes for canning! Meals in a jar, vegetable and fruit canning recipes and a lot more. Now, when […]
Fall is still a busy time for Northern gardeners and homesteaders. Getting ready for Winter, at the same time as cleaning out the gardens and preserving the last baskets of vegetables = long busy days. But we need to get ready for the snow to fly! Here are the important things we need to get […]
Ever wondered how long it would take to grow everything you need for a completely homegrown salad? Learn the best plants to grow for a salad, how long they take to mature, how and when to harvest them and their ideal growing conditions, so you can have an entire meal that is homegrown and delicious!
It’s completely normal to have issues in your growing space, and it can be hard to identify the problem even as an experienced gardener. Empower yourself with the knowledge to troubleshoot in the garden by going back to the basics of what plants need to survive.
Zone 4 gardening is a tough gig. The sub-zero temperatures of winter put a big damper on what perennials will survive in your garden or orchard. Stick that Zone 4 in Alaska and you add extra long winter, sunlight ranging from 19+ hours to less than 4 per day, the occasional summer that never gets […]
I’ll be totally honest with you. My garden is lousy this year. I may be an Alaskan Master Gardener, but with no time to do anything in the garden, there just isn’t much happening with it this year. A good garden can so often be something that is completely out of your hands, so I’ve […]