10 weeks after planting…end of July, 2017

Its officially full on canning season, between the blueberries, the rhubarb, & the chicken stock…the canners seem to be full all of the time. The garden is at its height, we are eating almost daily broccoli, green beans and peas.  The corn is tasseling, the squash is starting to trail around the garden, and the…

Mid July update, 7 weeks after planting!

  Things are in full swing around here, the garden seems to have really taken root this past couple of weeks! We are harvesting peas, zucchini, greens, and the first of the green beans. We just finished planting the last of the potatoes (I bought a wee bit too many seed potatoes, so we scrambled…

Swimming in rhubarb…

Our ancient rhubarb patch just never fails to produce endless rhubarb…i harvested over 30 lbs in one day, oh my.  And its still going….. so how to put up this much rhubarb?  After much experimenting, roasting and canning is my favorite option….I chop, toss with sugar, then roast in the oven, spread on pans, at…