This year has probably been one of my hardest years when it came to growing crops. Why was it hard you ask? Well, I hardly grew any! You see, in the spring I decided to take on a giant garden project. I tore down my entire vegetable garden, so I could rebuild. I have to […]
Seed Saving is a fun past time and great for becoming self reliant in the garden. Learning to save seeds from your bean, pea and legume plants is incredibly easy and the perfect plant to start!
Learn how to calculate the number of days you have in your growing season and select the best varieties of edibles to make the most of your growing season.
Every year I try to grow something in my garden that we have never had before. It gives us a chance to try something new that we normally wouldn’t have access to. Last year I decided to grow Cucamelons (Melothria scabra). Cucamelons are also known as mouse melon and Mexican Sour Gherkin. They’re common name […]
Growing corn is practically an American tradition. Corn has been grown in our country for thousands of years. And for good reason. Corn is very nutritious containing many vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. You can eat it fresh, cook it, preserve it, and grind it into flour. If you’ve never tried an ear of homegrown […]
Great for serving on an appetizer plate or in a Caesar or Bloody Mary as a garnish, Pickled Asparagus is a real treat. Here’s a quick way to get a few jars put away in the back of the fridge. These are zingy, snappy and crunchy awesome! Bet you can’t eat just one! Come on over […]