Category Archives: Drying

Closing Summer

It is the end of an unusually quiet summer here at NHG.  A late, hard frost wiped out much of the spring plantings as well as this year’s harvest of blueberries and asparagus.  The figs and asparagus were late and … Continue reading

Posted in Daikon Radishes, Drying, Food Preservation, Herbs, Organic, Permaculture, Raised Bed Gardening, Spinach, Sustainable | Leave a comment

Saving (Pretty) Seed – Glass Gem Corn

My Glass Gem Corn has been happily drying above my home office and today was the day to strip the cobs and put up the kernels for popcorn and next year’s planting.  If you have been following my blog for … Continue reading

Posted in Backyard Gardening, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, Corn, Drying, Flint Corn, Glass Gem Corn, Heirloom Varieties, Non-GMO, Organic, Saving Seed, Sustainable, Trench Composting, Urban Farming | Leave a comment

Cooking with Wilbur Scoville

My 3 serrano plants have produced so abundantly this year that even after freezing enough raw and roasted peppers to last until next year’s harvest, giving away dozens more to friends and co-workers and drying many more to save seed, … Continue reading

Posted in Backyard Gardening, Chiles, Drying, Raised Bed Gardening, Scoville Scale, Serrano Peppers, Sustainable | 2 Comments