Archive for August, 2011

You Grow Your Own Food?-Harvest 8/20/11

Filled up 3 tray of cherry tomatoes in the dehydrator today. Then picked more!

Drying cherry tomatoes


Beans, cukes, toms.

You Brew Your Own Beer? Erm, Wine? Dandelion Wine, step 2.

The dandelion tea after 3 days


3# sugar, zest of 2 lemons and 1 orange will boil with the tea for 1 hour


The juice and pulp will go in after the boil once cool, yeast and nutrient go in

You Grow Your Own Food? 8/16/11 Harvest

Tomatoes, beans and a cuke.

You Grow Your Own Food? A light day

I had a light day in the garden today. I didn’t enter the jungle to harvest anything, I’ll go in tomorrow. But I did get some things done.

Chocolate mint


Chocolate mint rinsed and ready to dry


I'm trying out a tea from the chocolate mint stems, what's to lose?


Mini harvest of some tomatoes while I clipped some marigold heads for seed drying

You Brew Your Own Beer? Wait, no, wine.

Dandelion must, soon to be wine.

You Brew Your Own Beer? Dampfbier bottle day and Mead!

Dampfbier making a Land Shark bottle happy


Dandelion mead racked onto golden raisins for a bit.

You Grow Your Own Food? Harvest 8/11/2011

Squash, cukes, beans, tomatoes