Rick and Eric talk about canning foods and how to can food, how to make compost and leaf composting, the benefits of massage therapy for back pain, Rick drops his camera, Hummingbirds and humminbird feeders & viewer mail.
How to grow Garlic? – fall is the time to plant, should have already ordered (be sure to mulch over) hard neck northern or at higher elevations, soft neck southern, Click here to watch our how to grow garlic videos
GF Produer Sarah’s new post on her food blog: Punctuated With Food
Bok Choy, Meatballs and Mushrooms
Hotwater bath canning – vid
Feeding Humminbirds, based on information from Margaret Roache’s site – okay to leave sugar water out, it’s the lack of insects that drive them south. Jump off at Florida and the tip of south Texas for South & Central America
What to do with green tomatoes?
Leaving green tomatoes in the garden when the temps are 30-40 is the same as refrigerating them. Bring the green ones inside and put them on your counter. they’ll probably all ripen…eventually
If they go soft and wrinkly on the counter, slice and 30 or 40 minutes at 450° will do to the flavor. Put on a piece of parchment on a cookie sheet
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