Backyard Fruit Yields Loquat Butter – And A Mind Shift | My transition from urban-dweller to backyard farmer began with a pickle. I’d lived in Los Angeles for 10 years before I began to miss the traditional foods I’d left behind in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. So I forced my mother to ship me homemade sweet pickles, grape jelly and the country ham that my […]
Backyard fruit and vegetable garden: I want to grow lots of greens & berries as well as fruit trees...that is how I grew up. Mom made a salad & sent me to the garden for tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. Love!
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