Saving the Harvest

One of a gardener’s goals at the end of summer is to preserve the food harvested. This takes many forms , from allowing a potato to set skin so it won’t dehydrate in storage, to the pickling root crops , to the canning of fruits , to the blanching of vegetables for freezing. One form …

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Give Peas a Chance!

This year we have been having record temperatures. With the heat, some plants start start to bolt to seed. My spinach has done this and the radishes were finished weeks ago. The lettuce is starting to make heads, which leads to seed production. One challenge in gardening is to prolong the time we can harvest …

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