Hard to believe, but it's harvest time once again. This is actually one of our favorite times of the year. The heat is starting to break, the garden is going crazy with a finale of more vegetables than we can eat in a week, and we get to share that bounty with friends and neighbors.
Adding fruits to your diet is essential to keeping yourself healthy, and growing fruit in your backyard comes with added benefits. You’ll enjoy fresh, chemical-free food and more physical activity when you grow your own. Even if you live in the city, you can grow your own fruit. It just takes some basic knowledge and a little homework. The infographic below will help you get started with your own fruit garden, no matter where you live. And, a freeze dryer is the PERFECT way to preserve all your beautiful fruits and veggies to last another 25 years. Continue reading “Growing Fruits in Your Garden Year Round” »
This week we launched our new website and we're pretty excited to share it with you. We've added tons of new photos, downloadable content and tips, as well as the science of freeze drying. For example, check out our Why it's Better page and learn how and why freeze drying trumps every other food preservation
This week the Old Farmer’s Almanac ruined the last days of summer vacation for thousands of people by publishing their prediction that this winter will be cold, snowy and generally miserable. The media picked up the story and generously added their own photos of bundled up people angrily shoveling driveways. At the risk of alienating
The wild weather of the last few years has gardeners frustrated. It seems like something is always happening in the extreme: Too hot, too wet, too dry, too cold…way too cold – we’ve experienced it all. Geodesic dome greenhouses take some of the frustration out of gardening because they give you more control. They also