Outdoor activities have slowed down significantly over the past few weeks. Several days after the green beans were picked, we went in to clear the Three Sisters Garden. We found another gallon of green beans. I processed 16 pints of green beans from the… Continue Reading “MORE PREP FOR WINTER”
As I worked on canning the green bean harvest this weekend, I encountered a problem I have had before with my Smartcanner. It’s not the Smartcanner’s fault. When I flip back and forth between water bath and pressure canning, I get confused between the… Continue Reading “PRESSURE CANNING INSTRUCTIONS – NESCO SMARTCANNER”
I haven’t been in the Three Sisters Garden for two or more weeks. In fact, I’ve been completely ignoring it. The corn was done. The squash had powdery mildew. Bugs had destroyed the sunflowers. It was so overgrown, I had to shove my way… Continue Reading “LAST HURRAH?”
In North Carolina, winter is not on our doorstep by a long shot, but it’s certainly on my mind and homesteading tasks are geared toward preparing for winter. Since both of us had Labor Day off, we slept in until 8:30 a.m. Then we… Continue Reading “PREP FOR WINTER”
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