Gardening Tips

Pressure cooker needed to can meat and poultry safely
Low-acid meats need pressure canner processing for safety.
How to dry fruits and vegetables
Dried fruits and vegetables are healthy snacks
How to dry herbs
Dried herbs keep their flavor
Night-blooming gardens make for scented summer evenings
Night blooming flowers add fragrance to summer evenings
Use hypertufa to make containers that look like stone
Hypertufa makes containers that look like stone
Cucumber bitterness explained
Cucurbitacin is cause of cucumber bitter taste
Remove spent blossoms for more flowers
"Deadhead" flowers for more blossoms
New updates available from Oregon State University on canning tomatoes safely
How to safely can tomatoes and salsa
Harvest those veggies!
When garden produce is ready, don't hesitate too long before you harvest. What to look for when harvesting vegetables.
Plants can survive effects of wet, warm weather
There is life after warm, wet weather.