Showing posts from September, 2020

How To Grow Spinach

How To Grow Spinach - Country Living Style   Sigmund - Unsplash Spring spinach appears on the country living kitchen table shortly after the very first green onion tops and just before the first lettuce harvest. This is the moment to enjoy it - before the weather becomes hot and before the spinach bolts to seed. In most varieties of spinach, the soil hugging rosette of thick green leaves is deeply crumpled (savoyed).   Planting Plan to sow spinach seeds the moment the ground has dried out enough in order to burrow. Sow the seeds an inch away from each other. Thin the plants to three inches separate while they grow. Late July or early august plantings provides you with a fall Spinach crop. To improve germination in very hot weather, cool the kernels for a few days before planting. Spinach planted in september will usually make it through the winter under some mulch, all set to continue growing the following spring. There are several winter varieties to choose from.   Caring For Your Spi

How To Can - How To Can Tomatoes

How To Can Tomatoes Before going to the tutorial, here is a list of some things you will need for the canning process. 1. Boiling Canner 2. Pressurized Canner 3. Canning Set 4. 32 oz Mason Jars   5. 24 oz Mason Jars  6. If you need extra lids  - extra Wide Mouth Mason Jar Canning Lids         7. If you Need Extra Rings - Wide Mouth mason Jar Rings     How To Can Tomatoes - Here We Go! Canning tomatoes invokes images of cozy the summer months when we harvested the big, crimson, succulent tomatoes dangling hefty on the plant, while our parents prepped up the old stove and got ready to secure a portion of the harvest for off-season use. The canned tomatoes tasted so good because they were grown organically in rich dirt. Home gardens which produce heirloom tomatoes should be appreciated by storing the extra produce grown out of them. Home canning is lots of fun, can be a family endeavor and also it is an emergency strategy for potentially challenging days ahead where food shortage is a r