Foraging for Elderberries – What are Elderberries and How to Find Them

Foraging for Elderberries Elderberries are all over the place here. Since they make fabulous jam and syrup, we went and picked a bunch last Saturday. We just moved to the area, so we were afraid it would be a bit of a wild goose chase to find ‘good spots’ to pick elderberries. No problem there…

When to Pick Your Winter Squash and How to Store It

Before the cold temperatures of winter come, you’ll want to make sure you’re able to harvest as much of your produce as possible. The first thing you’ll need to do is pull off all the extra flowers, and possibly even some of the smaller, undeveloped squashes, so that the energy of the plant can be…