Category Archives: Veg

How to use a bean pot

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How to grow strawberries

This is the ugliest little beautiful strawberry in the world.  (Sorry for the crappy picture, it was about the size of a nickel and my camera wouldn’t focus, regardless of how many pics I took…) It’s been 3 years in … Continue reading

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How to make a calcium garden ammendment

So this is a ridiculously easy thing to do. My garden, though having of beautiful, dark soil, is deficient. The first year I planted tomatoes in it, I got something called blossom end rot, which is where the tomato doesn’t … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Town & Country Gardening:
Over Size Vegetables 40 percent or more of Americas Fresh Fruit and Vegetables are never harvested and rot in the fields and orchards. Why is this? It’s caused by You, the American consumer.…

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How to can dried beans

Why bother you ask?  Well, I can get dried beans for usually .10 or .25 per pound, and that’s a dry weight.  When you add in water, and store pricing it becomes approximately a dollar for about a 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Jars. Why I like them, how to use the different varieties, and how to get ’em for free!

Jars are probably the iconic thing that people think of when they talk canning and food preservation. But, did you know there is actually a history of canning jars in America? No? Neither did I until a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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How to can crushed tomatoes

I didn’t think I was going to can tomatoes this year.  I *thought* I had enough to last, but when I went down cellar to move some things around, I did a count and discovered that I only had 18 … Continue reading

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