Tomorrow’s harvest

Tomorrow's harvest

SNOW PEAS! This late crop was sown in mid-August on a three-foot-high trellis, and they’re ready for the freezer. I let the peas develop just a bit inside because they’re so tasty and it doesn’t cost the pod any flavor.

And now I’ll also try what was so successful with snap beans — and that is, freezing them directly in a Ziploc bag without blanching.


About lifegrower

Peter V. Fossel has been gardening since he was nine, and has been an organic farmer for the last 20 years. His most recent book, “Organic Farming, Everything You Need to know” was published by Voyageur Press, Minneapolis, 2007. He’s written numerous gardening articles for Organic Gardening, Horticulture, Country Journal, Out Here, and American Profile among others. He was Gardens Manager for The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson in Tennessee before returning to Cape Cod to start his newest organic venture, Swan River Farm in Dennisport, MA.
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