Tag Archives: Strawberries

Canning Strawberries: If You’re Ever In a Jam…

Our First Canning Experience! It was a first time to can anything for both Mutti and I. Before starting, I looked at the Ball book, at a tutorial on the Pioneer Woman’s blog, and a couple of other sites. I … Continue reading

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Freezing Blueberries in Hot July

We took a tip from the “Fridley Farmer” blog about a big sale on berries at Mike’s Discount Grocery in Fridley, MN. Although we switched out a carton or two of strawberries that had mold from the two flats, overall … Continue reading

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Ellie’s Crop Report: June 12, 2011

More recently, Ellie has been watching the garden activities from a different window that we leave open for her to sniff out what’s going on during the day. Here are highlights of what’s growing: 1. We thinned the kohlrabi and … Continue reading

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Ellie’s Crop Report: May 12, 2011

Ellie saw Mutti and I planting the five Sunchoke/Jerusalem artichoke roots into a tote partially submerged in the ground. We did this to contain the invasive tubers. We also planted some seed potatoes. Garlic is still coming up nicely. The … Continue reading

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