Freezing Berries

Every so often I manage to squirrel away some of our berry harvests when little boys (or the Old Man) aren’t looking.  I want to make sure my little treasure trove will be safely tucked away for later use.

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Fire Starter “Bombs”

Winter is on it’s way, for some of you sooner than others.  We are in the “others” category.  It’s almost Halloween and it was nearly 90 degrees today.  None-the-less, the night time temperatures are dropping, and the forecast shows that the inevitable is on it’s way…cold days.  I’m not complaining.

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Home-Made Soil Acidifier

The majority of plants can handle soil that is near a neutral pH, but some are really picky and they will let you know before long if you don’t give them the soil environment that they need.  Stunted growth and yellowing leaves are some of the more common signs that your soil pH is not where it should be.

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