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Canning 101

The process of canning has been around for centuries and is still widely used today. Canning is a method of preserving food that allows you to store food contents for long periods – even several years. Canning methods used today – i.e., the use of a two-part canning lid – dates to the early 20th … 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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Building a Cold Frame

For many people living in the Llano Estacado region, winters are slightly shorter and warmer than other parts of the country. That’s good news for folks who want to extend their garden growing season, and an excellent way to do that is with a cold frame. Easy to construct and maintain, cold frames are a … Continued

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