Processing seeds and a Butternut squash and apple bread recipe

I planted an early garden this year which means that by May 12th the tomato plants went in before Memorial Day( which is this weekend).  I had everything in except for all of the butternut squash.  I discovered much to my shock that I had almost no seeds left from last year’s butternut squash seed … Continue reading

The Food Sustainability Project: The Results and a Fall Garden

It’s been awhile since I posted how the project was doing.  And that’s a good thing because I’ve been too busy to write about it!  The results of my raised hoop bed?  4 grocery bags of heirloom tomatoes and 9 butternut squash! I planted 2 heirloom varieties of tomatoes: Mortgage lifter and Purple Pudens.  Of … Continue reading

The Garden Is In! Well about 6 weeks ago…

[When I originally posted this blog, it was under another blog (which I have since moved here where it seems more useful for everyone).  I began posting about 6 weeks ago as I started preparing  the garden soil and then planting the seedlings I had raised over the winter (without a grow light, no less!). … Continue reading