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Harvest & Storage

When the summer winds down, it’s time to gear up for pickling, canning, drying and stocking the root cellar.

There are dozens of time-tested ways to enjoy the produce you nurtured in your garden. Find new ways to preserve the bounty in this collection of gardening wisdom.

Storing the Harvest: Drying Fruits and Vegetables

Gardens

Drying fruits and vegetables has distinct advantages over canning, freezing or other preserving methods.

Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

Fall

Learn how to can fruits and vegetables safely and effectively in your own home.

What's Left In the Root Cellar

Gardens

Using, not losing, what remains of last year's harvest.

Picking, Cooking Sweet Corn

Gardens

Growing great, organic sweet corn? Know when to harvest.

Precautions When Canning Tomatoes

Fall

Water-bath canning techniques may no longer be safe.

Winter Squash For the Keeping

Fall

Tips for harvesting and storing squash grown in your garden.

Drying Herbs

Gardens

Guarantee the herbs you grow are preserved at the peak of their flavor. Here's how.

Garlic Scapes

Garden Calendar

Harvesting garlic scapes not only benefits your kitchen, it makes the bulbs grow big.

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