Recipes & Edibles

Let the culinary experts at My Garden Life help you bring the joy of gardening into your kitchen with easy to follow, delicious recipes using all of your garden favorites.

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Apple Butter Recipe for Canning

Canned apple butter is incredibly versatile. Use it to spice up breads, hot cereals, waffles and pancakes. Apple butter is also delicious used as a condiment or glaze for pork and chicken. Slather it on a ham or turkey sandwich to create a sweet-savory treat!

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Preserving Your Apple Harvest

The gardener who grows one or two apple trees is often faced with the happy problem of having a lot of apples. Luckily, kitchen technology and several hundred years of apple cultivation allow today’s growers to preserve the overage. We have three recipes for canning apples that will delight apple growers and eaters.

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Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables

Whether you’re growing fruits and vegetables yourself, picking them up from the farmers’ market or buying them at the grocery store, wash them. We have tips for washing fruits and veggies correctly, so they are safe to eat.

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Pests and Diseases of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are generally easy to grow, but there are some things that can ruin your harvest. We’ll show you how to identify and treat common insects and diseases that affect cucumber plants.

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How to Make Horehound Candy

Horehound is an easy to grow perennial plant that has been used as a therapeutic herb for centuries. Homemade horehound candies also double as soothing throat lozenges!

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7 Tips for Growing Exquisite Potatoes

Potatoes are a great crop for home gardeners because they are easy to grow and have many uses. Learn to grow your own potatoes with tips on choosing a location, planting, hilling, watering and harvesting.

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