During the harvest season, the easiest way to preserve sour cherries is to pop the pitted cherries in the freezer. However, dried cherries have a lot of uses. Here’s how to dehydrate frozen cherries for a sweet treat.
If you have an ever-expanding collection of homegrown herbs, ‘101 Easy Homemade Products for your Skin, Health & Home’ will walk you through simple instructions for turning fresh herbs into personal care products that nurture your health and wellbeing.
Cucumbers can be a tricky crop to grow for many gardeners. This guide will review the growing needs of cucumbers and some strategies for minimizing pest and disease so you can grow your best cucumbers.
Finding food-producing plants that are also useful in other ways is a great joy of mine. Many culinary herbs, for example, are not only delicious and nutritious, but they may also attract beneficial insects or deter pests. These four shrubs will not only provide berries for you, but also produce nitrogen to fertilize the garden.
An internet search will bring up all kinds of choices for taking permaculture classes or courses, but how in the world is one to choose? Here are some tips for finding the right permaculture course and instructor to meet your needs.
Gardening can seem overwhelming when you consider all of the materials you need to get started. Seeds, fencing, soil, tools, and more can add up–even on a generous budget. So what’s a beginning gardener to do? Here are six ideas for getting started without breaking the bank.