Monthly Archives: May 2013

Q and A: lettuce, beans, peas, onions, and garlic and canning...

Lettuce, beans, peas, onions, and garlic Does leaf lettuce and stinging nettle cross pollinate? I found both red and green leaf lettuce with stickers on...

Q and A: making sauerkraut and feral cat

Making sauerkraut I started some sauerkraut just after St. Patrick's Day. I followed the recipe in your canning book, and put it in a fermentation...

With a cow that gives five gallons of milk a day,...

Besides feeding her big calf, Will and Christian are bringing in buckets of milk every morning and evening. About five gallons, total! So I've...

Q and A: where to put washer and canning potatoes

Where to put washer My automatic washer died and I have a chance at buying a working Montgomery Ward wringer washer plus the covered metal...

Q and A: Potato diseases and making jerky

Potato diseases I'm having a new problem with my potato crop this year. They seem to be contracting blackleg or soft rot. They are more...