Preparing Tomatoes From the Garden

Preparing Tomatoes From the Garden

When my tomatoes started to finally ripen this summer, I was overwhelmed! There was no way I could eat that many tomatoes and I had given away as many as I could. I wasn’t able to can them at the time so I put them in freezer bags and froze them. It worked out...
Garden Update

Garden Update

The garden has really taken off the last month and a 1/2. I harvested all of the beets that I planted and put them in the freezer. The cabbage was also harvested and frozen after parboiling it. The green beans are coming in slowly and I have been freezing them as...
Preparing Cabbage from the Garden

Preparing Cabbage from the Garden

I was able to get three heads of cabbage out of the garden this week. I plan my menu monthly so I didn’t have my favorite cabbage meal on the menu for right now so I prepared the it for the freezer. I didn’t know if this was possible, but found some easy...
Preparing Beets from the Garden

Preparing Beets from the Garden

Beets are one of my favorite vegetables out there. I happen to be the only one in my family that enjoys them but I decided to grow them in my garden this year. They were easy to grow and I pulled up my first few this weekend after getting back from vacation. I have...
Garden Update – End of May

Garden Update – End of May

Garden Update – End of May The garden has been coming a long but not without some challenges. We typically have our last frost in mid to late April, however, in the month of May we have had two frost and several nights that it dipped in to the low 40’s. A...
Organic Fertilizer and Dogs

Organic Fertilizer and Dogs

When I started with the garden earlier this spring, I decided I wanted to have an organic garden. I have really been trying to get all the chemicals out of our house and our lives as much as I can. I am hoping this will help my Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia...