Have you found yourself with lots of grapes? Find out what to do with too many homegrown grapes, and use your food dehydrator and canner to preserve them. Have you found yourself with lots of grapes? Find out what to do with too many homegrown grapes, and use your food dehydrator and canner to preserve them.

I have been growing grapes in my garden for several years, and I have been fascinated with the process. Even though I don’t perfectly prune or care for my grapes they still come back year after year, producing lots and lots of grapes. One of the questions I often hear is what to do with…

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Expert gardening tips on how to grow lavender from cuttings. Rooting lavender in water or soil, plus tips, tricks and things to consider. Expert gardening tips on how to grow lavender from cuttings. Rooting lavender in water or soil, plus tips, tricks and things to consider.

Can You Start Lavender from Cuttings?   Yes, you can grow lavender from cuttings!  I personally have spent a pretty penny at my local nurseries and hardware stores procuring plants for my various gardens, but propagating (starting a plant from cuttings) IS possible (yes, even you can do it!) and is a way to multiply…

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Easy rocky road candy (rocky road peanut clusters) to make for Christmas or the holidays. Perfect for cookie plates to give away to family and friends! Easy rocky road candy (rocky road peanut clusters) to make for Christmas or the holidays. Perfect for cookie plates to give away to family and friends!

This rocky road candy (also called rocky road peanut clusters) is an easy treat to make for Christmas. It only takes a few steps to make, and you can literally have them made in 15 minutes.   This is a fun recipe for kids and grandkids to help make. Make a double batch, and they…

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My TOP 10 favorite holiday gift ideas for home canners! My favorite canning gadgets, including food mills, immersion blenders, jelly strainers, and more! My TOP 10 favorite holiday gift ideas for home canners! My favorite canning gadgets, including food mills, immersion blenders, jelly strainers, and more!

If you are a canner, you know that there is a lot of equipment you can buy to make your life easier during canning season. A lot of people (including myself) try to get by with the bare essentials in order to save money, but the holidays are a great time to pick up some…

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