Preserving A Bumper Fruit Harvest

Where I live, it’s been a pretty fantastic year for fruit.Pile of peaches

The good rains over the previous 2 summers (after a long drought) plus good rain in spring probably had something to do with it. So might pretty regular (drip) irrigation and good sun. 🙂

For me, so far we have seen: Continue reading

The year of the parsnip

Parsnips are a delight. Sweet, nutritious and the perfect accompaniment to roast lamb or butter chicken.

Parsnips also have a reputation as being tricky to grow.  Continue reading