Garden Formulas, Harvest, Seeds, Vegetable

Vegetable Plotting…How Much Should You Plant?

10 Common Vegetables and How Much to Plant! So much depends on climate, soil and weather but the following list will at least give you some ground rules to figure out how much to plant. Things like carrots, beets or cabbage are easier to gauge...you know how big they are so if you account for a few inches extra for wiggle room and leaves etc. you have a pretty good idea of how much you will get for your space. Others are more difficult to plan. Those are the ones included here.

Fruit, Harvest

How to Freeze Berries

Spread clean, dry, whole berries on a cookie sheet and set in the freezer. An hour later transfer the frozen berries into a lidded freezer container. This ensures the berries freeze individually instead of clumping together into one big mass. Now it is easy to scoop a few frozen berries out of the container for using… Continue reading How to Freeze Berries

Fruit, Harvest, Vegetable

How to Freeze Rhubarb

Freezing rhubarb is a complicated, intensive and laborious process...NOT! To freeze rhubarb you simply freeze it. It really is that easy. Cut the stalks into one inch pieces and pop into a freezer bag. That's it. No fuss, no muss, no cooking, no steaming...just raw rhubarb chopped, bagged and frozen. Tip - Washed rhubarb stalks should be… Continue reading How to Freeze Rhubarb