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September 2013, Page 2

Pink Oxheart Tomato

Pink Oxheart Tomato – A Tasty Heirloom! Earlier this year I received a selection of vegetable seeds from Mary’s Heirloom Seeds to …

How to Freeze Mixed Vegetables

  Freezing Your Own Homegrown Veggies Growing your own fresh veggies for the summer table is a wonderful way to provide healthy …

How to Prepare for Fall Butchering

For Full Instructions on Dressing Your Bird, Visit My Post ‘How to Butcher a Chicken.’ Fall Butchering Season Will be Here Soon …

Sunflowers and Squash Blossoms

A Blue Sky and Pretty Yellow Flowers The last day we spent at my parents’ house in New York was gorgeous, with …

A Basket Full of Autumn!

  It Feels Like Autumn I’ve been watching the pumpkins, squash, and gourds mature in the garden, waiting patiently for the vines …

Switching to Organic Chicken Feed

Feeding Your Chickens Organic Feed When I began raising chickens again three years ago, I was struck by how much even conventionally …

Garlic Dill Pickles

Fresh Pack Garlic Dill Pickle Recipe

Canning Dill Pickles I wanted to can some dill pickles this year so I wouldn’t be tempted to pick up a jar …

How to Get More Eggs from Your Laying Hens

For more information, check out my articles How to Feed Your Hens for the Best Egg Production, Do Chickens Lay Eggs in Winter? and …