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Gardening, Canning,and Food Preservation-Part III

Since it’s now August,a lot of tomatoes should be ripening,along with some of the various types of hot peppers, green and yellow wax beans,and pickling cucumbers should be producing the majority of their cukes by now. 468 more words


Apples are a comin...

Our two apple trees are producing some fine looking Macintosh apples for the fall.  We have a few wild apple trees on our property also which are Empire apples.  108 more words

Preparing Your Spring and Summer Vegetable Garden

Over the next few weeks I would like to share with you how I prepare for the busiest time of my gardening year- spring and summer vegetable production. 687 more words

Gardening,Canning and Food Preservation Part II

Some things I did not discuss in detail part 1…


Even if you live in a home on a small city lot,you can still make a compost pile. 774 more words


Gardening, canning and food preservation-part 1

Those who live where they have the room to grow a large garden should be doing so,as it not only saves you money,it supplies you with a lot of food which you can preserve by freezing,canning,and dehydrating. 816 more words

Use What Food You Have

Yesterday I harvested some things from our garden. Parsley, Basil, zucchini, garlic tops. Even though it doesn’t look like much, you can still figure out how to use whatever you have from your garden. 17 more words

Frugal Living

Ron Finley: “Growing Your Own Food is Like Printing Your Own Money!”


There are approximately 50 million Americans currently on food stamps or receiving some form of government assistance due to poverty. Ron Finlay is a self proclaimed Guerilla Gardener from South Los Angeles, which he says is a food desert. 397 more words