It’s dry, dry, dry

We've been hurrying to get everything planted in all the gardens as we hope rain will come (eventually) and things will take off as the soil sure is warm. Will got busy and fenced...

Oh oh, a freeze warning

Due to the tropical storm moving northward, it sucked a cold high down from Canada unexpectedly, after we had corn, beans, squash, and melons up in the gardens. Notice, I said "gardens" as in...

It finally rained — 3 inches

We knew it was coming so I got busy planting squash, melons, and corn, mostly in the North garden as it is chiefly clay. When it gets wet you can't even walk in it...

I found Prairie Magic apples!

I've been looking online and calling around but when I had to go to Virginia (MN), a little voice whispered in my ear "try Vern's Greenhouse," a greenhouse only a few blocks off of...

Canning ham, green beans, and potatoes together, Using Splenda to can pickles, Doubling jam...

Canning ham, green bean, and potatoes together  I would like to know if you can tell me how to can green beans, ham and potatoes together. It sure would save me time in the winter...