Fall is for Harvest


August 15, 2019

Okay. So it’s not quite fall yet. But the harvest appears to be pretty bountiful already. I’m not growing much variety this year, but I’ve already canned 93 quarts of dill pickles and the cucumbers are just getting started. They aren’t even close to their peak yet. I’m hoping for about 400 quarts. Then I won’t plant cucumbers for a few years. Hmm. Make that quite a few years. If they’re still coming in what do I do with all the bounty?

A few weeks ago I wrote about supporting your local farmers’ markets and that’s where a lot of the surplus goes. For a small gardener, once...

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