"LOL! When you have a 6'2", 240lb+ Fire Fighter hubby standing right beside you with a big ole whopper of a gun, you don't really worry too much about not getting that kill shot (even though I do for the animals sake ~ I don't…"
"Pat ~ Let me start by saying, I've never canned meat except what's in chili... You don't put anything in the jars with the sausage? No liquid of any kind? I'm looking forward to canning up meat when hunting season comes along,…"
"Hi Carla ~ We live along the Gulf Coast of Florida 9b here. Hot and humid year round. While I've heard of people growing them far into the North, I believe most have to start them indoors to get them full grown before the cold comes. Mine…"
"Well, I'm a bit behind schedule. I've only gotten 3 trays started so far... Not good.
I'm thinking about trying to grow one of each variety in those 5 gal kitty litter buckets that I'm making into a self watering "pot"…"
After attempting to find fresh water chestnuts for some time to try growing, I finally found someone who sells a few runners at a time. They are doing great!!! I've got them growing in one of the cheap plastic kiddie pools. I put about 3" of compost and top soil in the pool, then filled it up to about 5" of water over the top of the soil level. I started out with 5 runners at the end of May. They have multiplied to the point of the kiddie pool being half full already!!! Yummy! I'm going to have…See More
"Hi Pat ~ I have no idea about the "proper" technique, but here's my $0.02. I tried refrigerating a jar once... Never again. It ruined the texture of the tomatoes. I keep mine in a cool dark place (top cupboard right near the a/c vent…"
It's coming up to that time for those of us in Florida. What seeds are you getting ready to start? What are your gardening plans for this upcoming growing season?I'm hoping to narrow down my list and get some seeds started on the 4th of July weekend. How about you?See More