This year we have grown most of the vegetables that I feature in my book The Survival Garden.
Category Archives: gardening
The Gardening Season is Winding Down
I have a recipe for green tomato enchilada sauce that I will can and use when I make chicken enchiladas during the winter season. Here’s the recipe I will be using.
A Bumper Crop of Peppers
I have plenty of peppers both hot and sweet peppers to do everything I want to do with them this year and then some.
12 Vegetables that Don’t Require Canning, Freezing, or Dehydrating
Though we can get vegetables all throughout the year, during the autumn, prices are the lowest that they are ever throughout the year. Some vegetables don’t need to be stored in any of these ways. They can be stored for several months beyond the time they are picked.
Seven Ways We are Saving Money and Time in the Garden
My husband and I are streamlining our gardening process with garden beds and saving money where we can.
Extending Your Fall Harvest Beyond the First Frost
Extending your garden beyond the normal autumn season is much like extending beyond the normal spring season except you are protecting bigger plants.
Planning the Fall Garden
I am feeling it’s time to plant my fall vegetable garden
Beating the Heat in the Garden
The electrical grid has been pushed to its limits during the month of July. We have also been doing the best we can to beat the heat by avoiding excessive exposure to the extreme weather. We have been careful to ensure that our chickens and cats have had plenty of water and are able toContinue reading “Beating the Heat in the Garden”
Happy Independence Day!
Happy Independence Day! There’s nothing that says independence more than knowing I can grow my own food! According to several sources around the world, the current food shortages around the world are going to be worse next year. That’s why I feel that we need to become as food independent as possible. I am notContinue reading “Happy Independence Day!”
Is Your Location too Small to Grow a Vegetable Garden?
You don’t need vast acreage to feed your families. Just yesterday I was remembering the first time I came through this part of Missouri in 1979. I came through at the end of July and I remember the numerous gardens I saw in backyards all throughout the state. That was what made me fall inContinue reading “Is Your Location too Small to Grow a Vegetable Garden?”