Category: gardening

we’re jammin’–tips and tricks for making delicious jam

Initially, I taught myself to can for two reasons–homemade pickles and homemade jam.  Over the last 3 summers, I have learned a bit about making jam and thought I’d share a few tips and tricks here. If you like thicker jam, soak your fruit… Continue Reading “we’re jammin’–tips and tricks for making delicious jam”

community garden

Recently, I’ve read and listened to stories about several community gardens.  You see,I have been longing to share my gardening skills and work with my church to begin a community garden.   In the past few weeks, I’ve come to realize that people define the… Continue Reading “community garden”

recipe and tips for a good marinara sauce

I know it’s not summer and tomatoes are still small seeds waiting to sprout, but after a comment came in about how to can tomatoes today, I had to get down a jar of homemade marinara and eat  few spoonfuls.  There is nothing like… Continue Reading “recipe and tips for a good marinara sauce”