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  • Canning Berries Complete How-To and Practical Guide

    Canning Berries Complete How-To and Practical Guide

    Canning is a popular process for processing and storing food at home, and canning berries is a good option for long-term storage. Because of the long-lasting finished product, many people wonder how to can berries. Here is how to can berries with either boiling water canners or pressure canners: There’s so much more to canning, […]

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  • What’s the Best Place to Get Garden Statues?

    What’s the Best Place to Get Garden Statues?

    Gardens always have a certain feel to them, almost magical. They captivate us with bright colors and sweet smells, giving us a great option to create a beautiful environment. One of the best ways to do that is with wonderful garden statues. Statues will help maximize a garden’s beauty and harmony. There is no wrong […]

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  • How To Adjust Time on a Freeze Dryer: Guide with Pictures

    How To Adjust Time on a Freeze Dryer: Guide with Pictures

    Freeze-Dryers are already set to freeze-dry most of the food we want without adjusting the preset time. However, some freeze-dryer owners like to adjust the time to allow them to check on the food earlier or later than usual. The Harvest Right Freeze-Dryer allows users to customize the unit’s freezing, drying time, and temperature via […]

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  • How to Store Berries Safely Short and Long Term

    How to Store Berries Safely Short and Long Term

    If fresh berries aren’t going to be used right away, we must store them properly; otherwise, they’ll go bad. The best and safest ways to store berries for both long and short-term are different, and they need to be stored the right way depending on when we’ll use them. Short-term berry storage methods are straightforward, […]

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  • Can You Grow Bell Peppers in the Backyard? Here’s the Truth

    Can You Grow Bell Peppers in the Backyard? Here’s the Truth

    Bell peppers, also known as paprikas or capsicum, are considered culinary vegetables (although they’re botanically a fruit) rich in vitamins A and C. Because of this, they’re common side dishes, and many folks wonder if they can grow their bell peppers in their yards. People can grow bell peppers in their yard if the soil […]

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  • When Should You Store Berries In the Fridge?

    When Should You Store Berries In the Fridge?

    Everyone knows that the best place to store food is in the fridge, but different foods have individual storage times. This is why some people wonder when and how to store berries in the fridge. It is best to store berries right after bringing them home and give them a vinegar bath to wash off […]

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  • How To Make Blue Spruce More Blue: Here’s How

    How To Make Blue Spruce More Blue: Here’s How

    Blue Spruce owners may be shocked when their Blue Spruce doesn’t turn out as blue as they wanted it to be. The Blue Spruce is a beautiful tree that is an excellent addition to a garden. The blue tint on their needles is something greatly sought after. To make blue spruces “bluer,” plant them in […]

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  • Growing Aloe in the Backyard: How Easy Is It?

    Growing Aloe in the Backyard: How Easy Is It?

    It wouldn’t be wrong to think that growing aloe isn’t easy – these plants are susceptible to the soil, water, and temperatures. Therefore, many gardeners ask the question of just how easy or difficult it is to grow aloe. Aloe can grow in a yard (or backyard) if the soil composition and temperatures are right. […]

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  • Do Chickens Fly? Can They? Here’s the Truth!

    Do Chickens Fly? Can They? Here’s the Truth!

    Chickens are known to jump and flap their wings around, but that doesn’t mean they can fly, right? However, most flightless birds can’t use their wings to lift themselves off the ground, so can chickens fly? Chickens are not flightless; they can fly in short bursts (to escape danger or reach a perch) but cannot […]

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  • How to Freeze Berries the Right Way

    How to Freeze Berries the Right Way

    Freezing berries is the simplest way of preserving them in the long term, but fruit can often become brown because of oxidation or lose its firmness and will turn mushy. Because of this, many people wonder what’s the right way to freeze berries. To freeze berries, do the following: There’s a bit more to the […]

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  • Can Berries Be Left Out at Room Temperature?

    Can Berries Be Left Out at Room Temperature?

    Berries are some of the most popular fruit snacks in the world, and many people grow or buy them. This poses a question, though, as many fruits are left out at room temperature for weeks without going bad (apples, for example). Can we leave berries out at room temperature like that? Berries can be left […]

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  • Freeze Drying Berries: How-to and FAQs Answered

    Freeze Drying Berries: How-to and FAQs Answered

    Freeze-drying is a new method of long-term storage, as it was only introduced in 2013, but it has the potential to be the longest-lasting storage method. Many people are interested in freeze-drying berries, among other fruits, and here’s how! To freeze-dry berries, you have to do the following: Freeze-drying is not only a long-lasting option […]

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