Tag Archive: rhubarb

2022 Garden In Review

It’s just a few days before Thanksgiving and Old Man Winter is making his presence known here in central Massachusetts. The trees are bare. The ground is starting to freeze. We had our… Continue reading

Trust the Process- It’s Delicious!

This weekend I drove from central Massachusetts all the way to northeastern Rhode Island to visit my sister, Syllie. We spent the day chatting, drinking tea, and using some of the rhubarb that… Continue reading

Rhubarb Ketchup- Yes! That’s a Thing.

Mr. Food It Yourself is a big fan of ketchup. Commercially prepared ketchup has a few drawbacks, though. It tends to be high in salt and added sugar. Many major brands use high… Continue reading

Gotta Move!

This past weekend certainly felt like spring in central Massachusetts. The yard is free of snow (for now…this is New England after all), so the chickens got a little time to stretch and… Continue reading

Rhubarbecue

The Food It Yourself Garden is progressing nicely. The peppers and cherry tomatoes are forming flower buds. The sugar snap peas are climbing their chicken wire trellis. I am starting to see ripe… Continue reading

Learning New Things

Just last year I planted some rhubarb crowns in the Food It Yourself Garden.¬† They handily survived the mild winter of 2015-2016. This spring I got a decent cutting of stalks. Then the… Continue reading