September's Bountiful Harvest !!!
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COVID-19 - Gardener's Doing Our Part
If you have a vegetable garden, and are harvesting more than you can
handle right now, you can help the millions of Americans who are out of
work due to COVID-19. Many food shelves and pantries will take your
excess fruits and vegetables. Just harvest them, wash them off, let them
dry, and deliver them.
Contact a local food shelf or your local
church food pantry in advance, and work out the details of delivery.
Some, but not all organizations will take your fresh produce.
It's a great feeling to know you've done something to make another
person's life a little better. Thanks!
Enjoying the Harvest - Harvesting the first few fruits and
vegetables is a real joy. Now, everything is ripe at the same time, and you
don't know what to do with it all. What you need is more different and unique
May we suggest........
Garden Recipe Tip of the Day: To avoid getting cut when chopping or
slicing vegetables, let someone else hold the vegetables........
Harvest Time means canning and drying fruits, vegetables, and herbs.
You worked hard to grow them. Now you can prepare and store excess foods
for later use.....kewl!
In Your Fruit Bowl..... Fall brings all sorts of goodies to
your kitchen fruit bowl. You are not the only one who like what is there.
Learn about Fruit Flies, how to control them, how to make a homemade trap.
on Fruit Flies
Pumpkins Aglow.... Fall arrives all too quickly. It bursts upon the
scene, and slowly turns everything ablaze in fall colors. Perhaps, the brightest
blazing objects, are pumpkins. These big, bright, orange orbs are glowing
now.... just for you. Celebrate Fall, pumpkins and Halloween at our sister
site. No ones does fall and Halloween like
Gardening Tips for September - We provide you with helpful gardening tips each month. Grab a garden tip or
two for September. See
September Garden Tips.
Garlic Planting Time When the weather cools in your area, but before
the ground freezes, it's time to plant garlic bulbs. Plant them now, and
you'll get a great crop in early summer. More
on planting Garlic
Composting .... Don't throw out those dead plants...... compost them.
Collect your garden waste, along the weeds and other plant matter. Turn
it into rich garden soil for next season. The best gardens are grown by gardeners
who make their own compost.
More on Composting
Back to Houseplants As we edge closer to the first frost, it is time
to select the plants that you will bring indoors to grow as houseplants.
If you haven't done so before, try a few herbs. Ones like basil, chives and
oregano are good candidates to grow indoors. In addition to being good
houseplants, you can use them in the kitchen. Winter long.
Today's Garden Quote:
"An apple a day keps the COVID away"
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