Vegetable Garden Bloggers & Writers United
This is a collaborative board curated by writers/bloggers/authors who wish to share our own original content re: VEGETABLE GARDENS, which we believe to be an investment in overall well-being, health and happiness. We include here all safe, nutritious edibles: vegetables, herbs, fruits, etc. NOTICE: In order to maintain the quality of the content here, we will NOT add any more contributors.
Beehives on Roof as Part of Edible Green Roof Plan
Easy craft project framing old botanical illustrations to make our house feel more like a nature-lover's home (via HipChickDigs)
Select the best fruit. Scoop out the seeds & membrane. Place in mason jar & top with water. Cover & label. Set in warm place for 2-7 days. Wait for the solution to ferment/mould - the seeds should sink to the bottom. Pour off the ferment, rinse the seeds. Dry in warm place a few days. Place in storage envelope, store in cool dry place til required. Toooo easy!
Stupendously Simple Wild Blackberry Jam: 8 cups fresh wild blackberries 4 cups sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Directions: Lightly rinse the berries and put into a large pot. Mash them up a bit with a potato masher or fork. Add sugar and lemon and bring to a boil. Reduce to medium low and keep it bubbling lightly until the liquid cooks down to the thickness you desire.
Wild blackberry jam recipe - made with just three ingredients: freshly picked blackberries, lemon, sugar. Tastes sooooo good!
Lots of recipes for using up fresh figs! They are so great when in season, but the only last for a short while.
Hopi Red Dry Bean - Gardening Jones