They’ve had zucchini bread, cupcakes, and fried and baked zucchini. He offered bags of zucchini to anyone in the church if they would simply talk to his wife about it.
We’re each bound to make mistakes and have surprises as gardeners, whether new or experienced, and we live and learn.
A few years ago I grew more cucumbers than my wife cared for. Some years I’ve had a wonderful crop of green beans, much of which I put into the freezer. Frankly, I’d rather err on the side of having too much of anything than too little.
It is food after all and shouldn’t be allowed to go to waste. So an overabundance is a good mistake and a blessing in my opinion.
If you’re one of those new gardeners engaged in survival gardening this season, and you’ve got too much of something, get the famous The Ball Blue Book. It’s the resource you need when it comes to know how and what to preserve. The book covers…
- Learning About Canning
- Acid Foods
- Soft Spreads
- Pickled Foods
- Low-Acid Foods
- Special Diet
- Something Extra
- The Problem Solver
Happy gardening. And enjoy your survival gardening abundance when you can.