Texas Mountain Laurel

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The Texas Mountain Laurel, an amazing bush.  While resilient to hot dry weather, I have one bush that has far exceeded the normal growth rate.  Why?  It gets much more water than the ones out in my field.  The flowers that happen twice a year are stunning and so sweet smelling.  The … Read More

Claussen Style Pickle Recipe

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Per 2 Quart jars:1/2 gallon unwaxed pickling cucumbers 1/4 cup minced onions 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 tablespoon mustard seeds 2 heads fresh dill 3 cups water 1 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup canning salt Per 4 Quart Jars:1 gallon unwaxed pickling cucumbers 1/2 cup minced onions 6 garlic cloves, … Read More

Growing Jalapenos and Other Peppers From Seed

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My addiction…. Jalapeno Peppers!!  Preferred raw I eat them with almost every meal.  Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner do not seem complete without them! Growing Jalapeno plants from seed is very easy. To grow jalapenos from seed just remove the seeds from your pepper and plant them in peat pots.   Keep the … Read More

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