Preserve Your Garden Harvest Easily

So many things to do. So little time. One of the best shortcuts I've found over the years for preserving the tomato harvest is  half-roasting or half-drying them. Quick and easy and it makes short work of a massive over-supply of tomatoes in a productive year.  Roasted Tomatoes - LARGE TOMATOES Quarter large tomatoes Place … Continue reading Preserve Your Garden Harvest Easily

Nightshades

Nightshades.  One may think of the deadly nightshade flower called belladonna but many are harmless.  For example that friendly neighborhood basket of petunias is a member. Nightshades belong to the Solanaceae  family as do many other flowers. Another beautiful member is the Painted Tongue flower or Salpiglossis  . (The botanical name always makes me think … Continue reading Nightshades