Confessions of a Growing Gardener

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Why You (Yes, YOU) Should Plant a Fall Garden

While the mosquitoes are rampant and the humidity is sweltering, fall isn’t a blip on the radar. But cooler weather and pumpkin spice everything will be here before we know it. A few weeks ago I wrote a post on how to plan a fall garden (if you haven’t seen it, you can read it […]

How to Preserve Tomatoes to Use Later (Not Canning!)

As I’m sitting here waiting for my first tomato of the season to finish ripening on the counter, I thought I’d share a helpful tip for how to save tomatoes for later cooking. This method works great if you’re only getting a few ripe tomatoes at a time (and it’s not worth the time and […]