how to preserve your home grown fresh herbs with sea salt, flowers, gardening, homesteading, Sea salt made with fresh basil mint and thyme is delicious for seasoning pure food recipes They also work as great body scrubs Make some for yourself and to give as gifts because everyone appreciates a nice home made touch

How to Preserve Your Home Grown Fresh Herbs With Sea Salt

Sea salt is a simple and tasty alternative for preserving fresh homegrown herbs. The fresh herbs permeate every ounce of the salt mixture and release a fragrant intoxicating aroma.

have an abundance of tomatoes preserve them by sun drying, container gardening, gardening, homesteading, The sun concentrates the sweet goodness of these lovely fruits into one exceptionally tasty bite I call them natures candy

Have an Abundance of Tomatoes? Preserve Them by Sun Drying

Sun drying tomatoes is surprisingly simple. The biggest hassle is in keeping the insects away. I use cheesecloth to cover the tomatoes and cover the frames with an additional light garden cloth. Works like a charm. Instructions for Drying frames here too.

make your own drying rack for all your fresh herbs, diy renovations projects, gardening, Simple Construction made to last Stackable too

Make Your Own Drying Rack for All Your Fresh Herbs

Drying fresh homegrown herbs does not have to be difficult. Make your own frames for drying. That will last for years. Simple, easy to read instructions.

cabbage garden harvest tips, gardening, homesteading

Preserve the Harvest Series: Let's Talk Cabbage

Preserve the Harvest Series presents a new fruit or vegetable every Tuesday with the goal of helping you get the most out of fresh fruits and vegetables harvested during peak season. Whether you grow your own fruits and vegetables, buy them at the Farmer’s Market or your local grocery store, it is good to remember the best time to preserve your bounty is when it is plentiful. Next up…Cabbage and How to Make Sauerkraut.

how to care for your seedlings four essential elements for healthy growth, gardening, First let me offer my congratulations and welcome you to the club of indoor seed growers The enjoyment of watching a plant grow from one tiny seed to a thriving healthy beautiful plant is tremendous

How to Care For Your Seedlings: Four Essential Elements for Healthy Growth

This year you made the decision to start a few seeds indoors. Perhaps this was done in the hopes of saving a little money or to be able to grow a variety of plants not found at the local nursery store. All necessary supplies have been gathered, seeds have been planted and lovely little shoots are now bursting forth. What comes next is immensely important to ensure the health and vitality of your dainty little seedlings.

how to freeze home grown peppers, gardening, homesteading, Look for fresh firm unblemished peppers to start with The quality that you start out with will be the quality you end up with So use the best you can reasonably get your hands on

How to Freeze Home Grown Peppers

Have you seen the price of peppers in the store lately? In the dead of winter, prices start at a buck fifty a piece, and that is for a green pepper. Add a little color to those peppers and they get really pricey. If you are lucky enough to grow your own in the summer, or can find them in the store when they are 3 for $1.00 grab as many as you can afford, bring them home and freeze them. Peppers are one of the easiest vegetables to freeze and you can save a bundle too!
Find complete instructions on how to freeze your peppers at http://puregracefarms.com/2013/10/three-simple-ways-to-preserve-peppers/

gardening harvest green beans preserving fresh, gardening, homesteading

Preserve the Harvest: Green Beans and Keeping It Fresh

Preserve the Harvest Series presents a new fruit or vegetable every Tuesday with the goal of helping you get the most out of fresh fruits and vegetables harvested during peak season.Preserving the harvest stocks your pantry shelves and freezer with whole foods that you can feel good about, foods that taste great, and this approach saves you money. A sane approach to sustainability! Next up…How to Freeze Green Beans.

gardening harvest pears preserving, homesteading

Preserve the Harvest Series: Let's Talk Pears

Preserve the Harvest Series presents a new fruit or vegetable every Tuesday with the goal of helping you get the most out of fresh fruits and vegetables harvested during peak season. Preserving the harvest stocks your pantry shelves and freezer with whole foods that you can feel good about, foods that taste great, and this approach saves you money. A sane approach to sustainability! Next up…pears and Spiced Ginger Pear Butter.

gardening harvest blueberries preserving, gardening, homesteading

Preserve The Harvest Series: Let's Talk Blueberries

Preserve the harvest series presents a new fruit or vegetable every Tuesday with the goal of helping you get the most out of fresh fruits and vegetables harvested during peak season. Next up, blueberries and blueberry marmalade.

gardening harvest blackberries preserving, gardening, homesteading

Preserve the Harvest Series: Let's Talk Blackberries

Preserve the Harvest Series presents a new fruit or vegetable every Tuesday with the goal of helping you get the most out of fresh fruits and vegetables harvested during peak season. Next up-blackberries and canning homemade blackberry syrup.

Shari@puregrace
Shari@puregrace
About meIt has long been a passion of mine to live off the grid and develop a greater level of sustainability. Life and circumstances have not always cooperated with my passions. Sometimes my desires come face to face with reality. I am learning to live within that happy middle ground, finding …A sane approach to sustainability. Come along on a journey with me and let’s explore all the ways to live a simpler, healthier, tastier and more independent way of life.
Pure Grace Farms focus is on organic homegrown pure food from seed to table