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I grew bush Roma tomatoes “free-range” in the front yard this year, instead of undercover. The plants were beyond loaded with fruit but the way they were sprawling over the soil was making me nervous. I feared that late blight … Continue reading
My freezers are getting filled with the summer harvest from the garden. I’ve been adding freshly blanched peas, broccoli, beet greens and cabbage rolls for us to enjoy during the coming winter months. Unfortunately, some of those new items have … Continue reading
I had a fabulous day in the vegetable garden. It’s taken a while this year but I am finally able to do some harvesting rather than just weeding! All day long I’ve been bringing bits and buckets of edible … Continue reading
Use up some of your summer mint supply by making this excellent condiment. Cut a generous amount of mint stalks. Remove the best leaves, wash then dry them in a salad spinner. Stuff 2 cups (handfuls) of mint leaves into … Continue reading
It’s the first day of summer, which makes it the perfect time to preserve herbs. Last night, I cut down my entire Oregano and Tarragon plants and placed them in the dehydrator. For the Oregano, I dried the entire stem … Continue reading