garden

Pickling Your Garden Harvest for Year-Round Treats

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom has a great idea for you for your excess garden vegetables. She fills you in about turning your garden harvest into a pickled treat. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Pickling is a food preservation method where it creates a safe environment for foods to become overly ripe and decay. Because of the ingredients, it doesn’t …

herb

Growing the Herb with a Peppery Taste

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom fills you in about the qualities of the under appreciated herb with a peppery taste.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Savory is an under-appreciated herb. It has a wonderful peppery taste without being too spicy. The plant looks like a cross between rosemary and thyme, and it’s the ultimate lure for bees, attracting them instantly …

grasshoppers

Get Rid of Grasshoppers the Organic Way

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has a few interesting tips about getting rid of grasshoppers in your garden the organic way. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Grasshoppers can be a gardening nightmare. Fortunately, there are natural ways to deter them, or reduce their numbers considerably.  These insects do not discriminate, grasshoppers will eat almost anything in your yard and garden. …