Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Fall is upon us and so is harvest Part 2

 

September 23, 2021

Courtesy of Linda Heath.

Above: Mike Heath prepares crab apples for canning.

Now that the harvest is finished it's time to do something with all of the delicious veggies. Or maybe, like me, you're still harvesting. I was out this morning picking crabapples. Normally I'm not able to harvest them because the wind blows them off the tree before they are ripe. This is only the second time in about 15 years that I've been able to get ripe fruit. I know some of you are saying, "Yuk!" but don't discount crabapples. Although nearly all crabapples are edible that doesn't that they're all good or worth trying to keep and process. I have several crabapple trees but I only harv...



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