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Creating Kraut

By: Janie Ray Prichard   I used to spend most every summer in late July or early August, harvesting the cabbage from my Channing, TX garden and making sauerkraut in my beautiful 5-gallon crock from Marshall Pottery, and my father-in-law, Rondy Ray, a long-time ranch manager and cowman, was often my sous chef, pounding the … Continued

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Winter Greens

There’s nothing like the taste of fresh greens in your favorite salad but, unfortunately, with winter here, you may be thinking that access to fresh garden vegetables during the winter is limited. Think again. One of the best-kept secrets is that you can grow vegetables year-round, even in colder climates. That includes greens such as … Continued

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Spring for your Garden

The cold weather may just be hitting us, but there’s no better time than to start planning for beautiful spring weather. Our favorite part about the springtime is the fresh air and the step back into gardening!   It’s time to plan the day when you get to dig into that soil and plant the … Continued

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Greenhouse Gardening

This week Local Llano decided to do some digging. We looked into advantages that come from building and maintaining a backyard greenhouse. Greenhouses can extend the season and lifespan of your plants. It is true that you have to put money into building and maintaining a greenhouse over the colder winter months. However if you … Continued

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