Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds
The pre-Halloween ritual of finding the perfect pumpkins for carving, pies, and seed roasting is as much as part of autumn as jumping in a pile of freshly-raked leaves.
Those seeds inside of your pumpkins are delicious - don't throw them away!
Pumpkin puree from the pressure cooker is moist and delicious.
Our pumpkin harvest was small this year, due to the plague of squash bugs.
The perfect solution to a very large pumpkin/squash crop
There's nothing wrong with a little pampering now and again, so why not use your own garden harvest to make yourself look and feel better?
Pumpkin muffins aren't just for the Thanksgiving season. We love these muffins all year round.
A celebration of family for Thanksgiving.
An easy way to make beautiful and tasty pumpkin pickles.
Sometimes before the rain, we live through those dry days. Rain brings the hope of the greening of the earth, of the life that water gives.
Baker Creek Seed Catalog Arrives
A century-old seed packet offers some interesting insight into an earlier era of farming in the Midwest.
Early spring on Green's Organic Farm and Apiary.
100-year-old Scarlet Runner Bean seeds from Grandpa will be part of our garden this year. It's almost seed-starting time for gardeners!
Getting ready for spring planting.
When you are a senior, you need to look for the easiest way to do things.
It is difficult to get in the planting mood in the deep of winter.
Rather than choosing one variety of seed, let your little micro-climate choose it for you by growing a landrace!
The author discovers that seed saving is not such a mysterious process when she starts by harvesting sunflower seeds.
Few things break up the winter doldrums like the arrival of the seed catalogs. Yet it's easy to get carried away ...
We converted a 1947 disabled water well house into a usable potting shed.
I tried growing mustard with the idea of harvesting the seeds to make my own mustard. I wouldn't say it was a great success, but it was still fun!
Growing a delicious salad on your own front or back porch is easy. Once you've tried your own homegrown salad you'll never want any other!
If you haven't built your hoop house yet, you can still have fresh homegrown salad greens.
It's that time of year again - empty milk jugs, egg cartons and plastic containers pile up to serve as temporary greenhouses for young seedlings.