One thing that most people think of when you think about fall and gardening is pumpkins! Even though pumpkins are thought of as a fall crop, they aren’t. Pumpkins are actually planted in the spring and are harvested in the fall. Caring for pumpkins is different than some other crops. Yes, pumpkins are a winter […]
If you are anything like me, the end of summer means the beginning of fall! I know you’re probably thinking ‘Duh’… BUT, fall is one of my favorite times of the year. Even though pumpkins are thought of as a fall crop, they aren’t. Pumpkins are actually planted in the spring and are harvested in […]
You’ve planted your butternut squash and watched them grow all summer. Now it’s almost fall and they are big and beautiful. Do you know how to tell if they are ready to pick? You will learn some very simple tricks in this video so you pick your squash at just the right time!
The flavor of garden raised winter squash is fantastic in sweet and savory dishes. These vegetables are really versatile in recipes, so I’ve rounded up these great recipes from some fellow homesteading and green-living bloggers.
I love butternut squash. Roast and eat with butter. Chop, boil, drain, eat with butter. Mash and eat with butter. Yum. (I may kinda have a thing for butter too…) This fall I came across several sales for organic butternut squash, so I loaded up. If you have a root cellar, squash will store for […]
Make the most of those winter squash harvests by combining roasted squash with black beans for a hearty and vegetarian chili perfect to warm a body up on a cold winter day.