Gardening, Harvest & Preserve

Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic Garlic (Allium sativum) is a perennial plant of the amaryllis family. It includes onions, scallions, shallots, leeks, and chives. Growing garlic is easy to do. The trick is that it takes two growing seasons to produce large, beautiful garlic bulbs. I planted garlic cloves last fall. I planted them […]

corn stalks

Corn Stalks, Removing Old Stalks

I love growing and eating fresh corn. But now, the corn’s been harvested, the plants are turning brown and it’s time to remove the old stalks and plant some fall crops.    First thing I do is cut down the stalks with my clippers, and stack them carefully into a […]