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Harvesting and Storing Home Garden Herbs and Vegetables

Don't let the end of growing season get you down! Your garden flourished, now is the time to reap what you sow!
There are a multitude of methods to harvest and store your bounty of home grown herbs and vegetables for year-round indulgence. So numerous in fact, we thought we'd compile them all in one place for your convenience.
Here we explore a number of ways to sun-dry, dehydrate, freeze, can, preserve and pickle your herbs and vegetables. You'll be able to take advantage of the best and traditional formulas to store your food for off season enjoyment.
Not to worry, we've made a point to include methods for you creative types, such as jams, preserves, chutneys, herb sugars and brines.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Is A Vegetable Garden Worth The Time? Absolutely!
Fresh vegetables on the table every day is not only important for your family's health, it's also a big help in keeping your grocery budget in line. If the perpetual raising prices of fresh vegetables have got you reeling then you're in for a treat when you realize just how easy it is to grow your own vegetables.
Ripe Juicy Tomatoes - The Jewel Of The Home Gardener
Ripe succulent red tomatoes are the treasure of the garden for most great gardeners and they're not that hard to grow, even from seeds. Once you've tasted a fresh garden tomato, you'll be hard pressed to ever go back to the store-bought tomatoes you have been buying in the past.
The Benefits Of Raised Bed / No Dig Gardens
The advantages of a raised bed or no-dig garden are numerous.
The raised bed garden provides soil that is less compacted and less susceptible to compacting as time goes on because you don't walk on it.

Tips and Tricks For Your First Vegetable Garden
With a few simple tips and tricks your first attempt at vegetable gardening should be a resounding success and a start to many years of daily fresh vegetables.
Earthworms: A Gardeners Best Friends
Worms are so beneficial to the garden that many gardeners buy worms to add to their soil. Nearly the same result can be achieved by simply turning compost into the soil to give the worms something to eat. 
Soil pH: Not To Be Overlooked
The reason people test their soil is because most plants grow their best when the pH level of the garden soil tests between 6 and 7. You want to have soil where the plants are happiest and able to produce.

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