September 2017 Reflections

Growing:  This month was an optimal month to start planting as the Houston temperature starts to cool.  Winter is fairly non-existent here, so plants can survive and thrive outside until Spring.  I’m really excited to see how this goes! We managed to plant or start…

  • 4 Strawberry plants
  • 4 Rhubarb pots from seeds (7 sprouts)
  • A whole planter of beet sprouts
  • 2 Tomato plants
  • 1 Fig tree
  • 1 Avocado tree
  • 2 Blueberry bushes
  • A whole bunch of Garlic

Canning:  Most of the preserving efforts came from one large haul at the grocery store.  This batch of produce….

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Made….

And of course this was all inspired by the Rhubarb for my Strawberry Rhubarb jam.  I also managed to preserve 4 pints of pears from another grocery run.  Not a bad haul for one month!

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