I'm pretty sure I should quit trying to be a vegetable gardener; I should just accept my failures and move on. But I keep oohing and ahhing over the beautiful catalogs containing so many tempting and unique varieties. Especially now, as many of us start planning our fall and winter gardens. I really do want … Continue reading Another Unsuccessful Year in the Garden
By Unknown - http://lj.rossia.org/users/john_petrov/1025764.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3165411 I recently had a discussion with a friend who is very much for the use of GMOs. She's a smart gal and has done her research. But that doesn't mean I agree with her. And here's the thing about hot topics such as this - there is … Continue reading What’s in your apocalypse pack?
A friend gave us apples from their apple trees, and I think I can safely say that I am done with apples for 2015. I've made 22 pints of applesauce, 6 pints of apple pie filling, 9 pints of apple butter, 10 pints of apples in cinnamon syrup, and at least 2 apple crisps. I … Continue reading Winter Whitewashing