The Garden Harvest

Discover a number of gardening tips, including heirloom seeds, to make this year's garden harvest the best ever.

| June 2013

  • Zucchini-Goat-Cheese-Tart-Recipe
    Bake a flaky tart with squash from your garden and fresh goat cheese.
    Karen Keb

  • Zucchini-Goat-Cheese-Tart-Recipe

Your garden is looking splendid, and you’re anticipating a great harvest. What do you do with all of the summer’s fresh produce? Here are a few recipes, including Zucchini Goat Cheese Tart, that will help you serve up delicious menus filled with the garden’s bounty. For all the extra zucchini and squash that we never seem to see the end of, try this Grilled Zucchini and Squash recipe for a delightful meal. Learn how to can those veggies using the boiling water-bath method. From our blogging community, Meg With Modern Roots is looking forward to her own vineyard and the wonderful grapes she’ll harvest, while Karen Newcomb has all the scoop on what pests are threatening this year’s harvest. Take a few minutes to enjoy the live webcam featuring hatchlings roaming the brooder in the GRIT office, and watch a new video that defines the word “free range” and gives you details on why it’s a good thing. Then you can read the latest “TOUGH GRIT Hints From Hank Will” and watch the latest “TOUGH GRIT” episode aimed at constructing chicken brooders and rabbit hutches.  

The Garden Harvest


Perfect recipes for all your garden bounty

Grill those extra zucchini and squash for a great meal. 

Preserve produce with the boiling water-bath canning method. 

Meg looks forward to harvesting grapes from her vineyard. 

What's eating your veggies before harvest? Karen has the scoop. 

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