Grab a cup of coffee and make yourself comfortable, because today’s post is jam-packed (pun intended) with some seriously good stuff: A celebration of canning? (check) Local organic blueberries? (check) A must-can recipe? (check) New products from Ball Canning and a giveaway?
Next month will mark 5 years of my very own backyard garden and the humble beginnings of this blog. I can’t recall exactly when I first discovered Garden Betty, but sometime during that first year of gardening on my own,
Between the darker, post-Daylight Savings Time days, and the first impending snowstorm of the season, I am definitely feeling the turn in the garden season tonight. As there is less and less to do in the garden outdoors, this is
A big THANK YOU to all who entered The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds Giveaway! I have really enjoyed reading all of your comments about the seeds you would like to save. It’s so great to see readers from
This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered! I’ve mentioned numerous times that one of my primary goals for the 2013 garden is to save more seed from year to year. I’ve already had some great successes
Last week we spent a wonderful evening with a group of good friends, catching up over a bite to eat and a drink or two. At the end of the night, the college buddies were grinning ear to ear, the
I have a new garden! We’ve been talking about putting in a second raised garden since late last summer, and after several sketches and a few trips to the backyard with a tape measure, we finalized the plans late Saturday night (nothing like