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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The Old Farmer's Almanac - Terrific tomato tips, freezing berries, dill
is an annual, self-seeding plant with feathery green leaves. It is used
most commonly in soups and stews and for pickling. Dill weed is easy to
grow and attracts beneficial insects such as wasps and other predatory
insects to your garden.
Here’s a new slant on basket design that works well for
people with limited counter space. Stack potatoes and onions high for
maximum storage, but enjoy easy access. Many fill the Slanted Basket
with fancy gourds for a seasonal display. Others use it to hold
berries are a tasty snack and a great method of fruit
preservation. Whether you grow blueberries yourself, pick them, or find
them at the market, try freezingblueberries (a super-nutritious and easy-to-grow fruit) for year-round enjoyment. Here’s how to freeze blueberries the right way!
Take the worry out of the pickling process by making
“quickles” instead. Turn your harvest into a gourmet side dish or
scrumptious any-time-of-day snack that is ready within hours instead of
months. The Harvest Pickler Kit gives you step-by-step instructions and
all of the spices necessary to turn your bounty into a crowd-pleaser
that will have your family and friends begging for more!