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Biggest ever batch of Beetroot

Every year we put away a fair bit of beetroot, it’s super easy to grow and easy to preserve.

This year we managed to borrow a neighbors garden bed so we sowed a bit more than usual and they had a bit more space to grow. 330 more words

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Strawberry Topping, Beetroot, Apple Sauce and More

Over the weekend we got up to a bit of canning, it was half planned, half massively expanded because of cheap produce.
All of the recipes that we used are safe for water bath canning so you don’t need any special tools, just a pot of boiling water to keep the result on the shelf for at least a year. 758 more words

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Blow your head off Beetroot!

I’ve had an abundance of beetroot from my veg patch this year. I grow it because I just LOVE beetroot, especially if it is pickled or roasted. 673 more words


Ginger Plum Butter

Italian plums will always remind me of my mom when we were growing up, her delight when plum season arrived in the summertime, and her two bite technique for eating these plums out of hand, deftly plucking the pit from the halved fruit and forging ahead with the second bite without a hitch. 389 more words


One year later in August

I just got notice of a new follower to this blog, and though I’d let it lapse in favor of my other one, I got a hankering to write on the garden blog again. 1,335 more words

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Preserving the Harvest 101

Preserving the Harvest 101

a three part series through preserving summer’s bounty of berries, vegetables, tomatoes

Class attendants will gain fundamental canning knowledge and ability. 101 more words

That' Shallot!

Growing shallots and onions was surprisingly easy to do and what a yield! So far I’ve given away about 4 strings and made 8 large jars of my Fiery pickled shallots. 910 more words