Friday Gardening Tips-Home Preservation Methods

Last week I mentioned in one of my articles about the hazards of depending on using the freezer as your only form of food preservation. Here is a pair of articles that I wrote about the advantages and disadvantages of the different ways you can use to preserve food.

Home Preservation Methods: Advantages and Disadvantages Part One

How do we know which method best for our situation?The truth is, there is no best method for every situation. In this article we will explore the practices of eating fresh out of the garden, root cellaring, and freezing what we’ve grown. In the next article, we will explore the practices of canning, pickling, drying, and smoking. READ MORE

Home Preservation Methods,: Advantages and Disadvantages, Part Two

In our first article, we discussed the advantages and disadvantages of eating food fresh, root cellaring, and freezing. Even though those are good in many ways, there are disadvantages and many of those disadvantages can be alleviated by using a form of food preservation that can extend the use of our food harvests even longer. READ MORE

Path to Home Preservation

Why Do you want to preserve your own food? Here’s a video which examines exactly that.

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As Author Cygnet Brown, Donna Brown  has  published  several nonfiction books including: Simply Vegetable Gardening: Simple Organic Gardening Tips for the Beginning Gardener, Using Diatomaceous Earth around the House and Yard, and Help from Kelp.

She is also the author of historical fiction series The Locket Saga. which includes When God Turned His Head and Soldiers Don’t Cry, the Locket Saga Continues, and, A Coward’s Solace, Book III of the Locket Saga. The next book Book IV of the Locket Saga: Sailing Under the Black Flag will be out in the near future.

.For more information about Cygnet Brown and her books, check out her website at .

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