Harvest & Preserve

Harvest & Preserve

Veggies from the Garden — August Harvest

It’s the end of August, Labor Day weekend. Here is a basketful of what I’ve been getting from the garden this week. Beets, carrots, lemon cucumbers, sungold cherry tomatoes, corn. I’ve also gotten parsley, basil, green beans, summer squash, trombetta (an Italian squash), chocolate cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and a few […]

Harvest & Preserve

Harvesting Corn

Summer’s end brings ripe corn from the garden. One of my favorites!      In the past I have grown white corn, but have since learned that yellow corn has more antioxidants and nutrients than white corn, and less sugar. So I grew yellow corn this summer. The corn is […]

Harvest & Preserve

Harvesting and Freezing Green Beans

  The green beans are in full production, with only 4 pole bean plants there’s more beans than we can possibly eat!   I’ve been picking beans every three days, waiting any longer produces beans that are too big and fat. They get stringy and tough. Don’t let them grow […]