An absolutely FREE guide on preserving, canning, drying, smoking, fermenting, pickling, making jam/jelly and freezing most anything you might like to eat may be found here: https://nchfp.uga.edu/ Brought to you by the USDA and (your local) State Research, Education and Extension services, it is a wonderful resource to find ways to preserve foods from your … Continue reading
Category Archives: Recipes
Food & other recipes.
“Lasagna Gardening” or “No Dig” primer.
This is a great way to quickly create a raised bed for gardening when you have less than perfect soil. If you have heavy clay soil, like many of us do in the southwest Washington state area, this is an especially useful method to set up your garden beds or plots. (It works for other … Continue reading
Cornell Formula – Baking Soda based plant spray
The Cornell Formula – baking soda based plant spray. Garden member L.M. shared this “spray-on plant disease preventative and fighter” formula developed at Cornell University. (There are many variations on this mix, but, this version has worked well for L.M. for 20+ years in her Pacific NorthWest gardens.)To 1 gallon of water, add & mix:1 … Continue reading
Pumpkin Trifle Dessert Recipe
One of our members brought this wonderful dessert to our October General Club Meeting. The recipe was given to her by a friend, and now, she is sharing it to us after popular demand. 🙂 (By the way, we decided not to post a picture of the one we actually ate because by the time … Continue reading
It’s that time again – Deer Repellent Recipe – eggs & water! (Assuming it stops raining to apply!)
6 eggs & one gallon of water working effectively as a deer repellent for several Garden Club members who’ve tried it! UPDATE: a study at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in 2001, titled “Comparison of Commercial Deer Repellents”, showed that two commercial products, that were effective at reducing deer predation, included “putrescent whole egg solids“. … Continue reading
Home Made Weed Killer
“Home Made Weed Killer Spray” from Marian Neumann. 1 gallon vinegar, 2 cups Epsom salts & 1/4 cup Dawn liquid detergent. Mix in a sprayer. “I have had the best luck soaking the entire weed, every leaf, on a hot sunny day. Some weeds needed a second application. This does not work like Round up … Continue reading
Bird Seed Ball & Shape Project Recipe
Wreath shaped bird seed tied onto trellis. RECIPE: 1/3 cup plain gelatin, 1 & 1/2 cups water, 8 cups bird seed. Mix gelatin and water on low heat until gelatin is melted and clear. Remove from heat and stir in 8 cups of seed. Stir until well mixed and there is no dry seed. … Continue reading