Monthly Archives: July 2009

First adventures in canning

I’ve never canned before. At all. In fact, I didn’t even have basic canning supplies until I bought some last weekend. I took the plunge this weekend and made a batch of pickles. The cucumbers were a mix of Alibi cukes … Continue reading

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Jam day and a pickle preview

I love berry season.  We’ve planted a bunch of berries in our yard.  We have strawberries (June bearing, everbearing, and red and white alpines), blueberries (eight youngish plants), and raspberries (two new raised beds).  Because most of our berries are … Continue reading

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Red, white, and blue in the garden

While it is a day belated, I wanted to celebrate the 4th this year by showing the red, white, and blue currently in the garden.  The Red Earlier this year, we built two new raised beds for our raspberries.  A … Continue reading

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