Monthly Archives: September 2010

javelina

Left the fence open on the OtherSide of my garden last night. Its a bit outside my property where I’ve grow bags of lettuce and peppers and potatoes and the last of the tomatoes.  The javelina rooted out the lettuce, … Continue reading

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Haws watercan

My new Haws water can is on the right, compared to my old 2 gallon can on the left.  When I first saw the soft water flow from the Haws’ rose, knew I had to get one.  The water flow … Continue reading

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making bread/pizza

Several years ago, Mother Earth News published a recipe for a No-Knead artisan bread that was very good, and very versatile.  For our personal use, revised that recipe.  I start with 3 cups of room temp water in a LARGE bowl.  … Continue reading

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canning beans

So why would anyone take dried beans – easy to store, take up so little space – and go through the whole mess to seal them in jars?  If you are like me, or other working folks, you don’t always plan … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato soup

Last night made my first, from scratch, tomato soup!  Have no idea of h ow many of the last of the wonderful striped roma tomatoes I used, probably about 3 lbs.  Put them through a small manual food mill, and … Continue reading

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cooking water reminder

Just read from one of my favorite blogs; http://www.homegrownevolution.com about using cooking and rinsing water for the plants.  For those of us of a certain age, it was always use the cooking water for stock. But where do we store … Continue reading

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Organic gardening, etc

When I started this blog, it was intended more to be an online gardening notebook. and as I’ve learned more about using categories and sharing, realized that the categories will let me better reference information (what tomatoes did, how I’d … Continue reading

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