Author Archive for: ‘Stephanie’

Jute Twine Dispenser

Garden Twine in a Can

Ok, all you jute twine lovers (yes, jute twine has quite the following from gardeners and the crafty crowds): you loved the twine in a jar project but some of you said, “that glass jar would break in my garden!” Well, I still love my mason jar twine dispenser (I have it on my desk right now!) but for those …

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Pickled Golden Beets

My Famous Pickled Golden Beets with Ginger and Star Anise

I just love this recipe for pickled golden beets with ginger and star anise. The brine is sweet with just a hint of the spices, a beautiful compliment to the earthy golden beets. I made this along with a more traditional beet recipe, Tarragon Pickled Beets, to enter in a canning contest. When it came time to submit the entry, I couldn’t …

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Blackberry Flavoured Liquor

Blackberrycello

Limoncello is a yummy Italian treat of lemon rind oil infused into grain alcohol and sweetened with simple syrup. Blackberrycello seemed to be the perfect name for this home grown liquor made from blackberry infused vodka and simple syrup, don’t you think? Ingredients 3 cups beautifully ripe and clean blackberries 1 L vodka 3 cups sugar 3 1/2 cups water Directions …

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The Earth Laughs In Flowers Free Printable

The Earth Laughs in Flowers Free Printable

How does your garden grow? Is it bursting with veggies or a peaceful retreat? I love a bubbling fountain, the shade of a maple, and salads filled with backyard harvests. Yet none of those garden delights holds a candle to flowers. Your walls may be full from all the free printables that I have been putting up here on Garden Therapy.  …

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Garden Therapy Free Printable Or Downloadable Calendar August You Can Can

August Calendar: Can You Can? Yes, You Can!

I’m not sure if it’s the heat or the late nights spent canning but I’m feeling a little silly. I’m making puns about canning and humming along with the distinctive “ping” of snap lids as they seal away garden goodies picked at the peak of freshness. The Can Can has become my latest earworm (which isn’t as icky as it sounds although …

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Garden Therapy’s Most Amazing Canning Recipes

It’s that time of year again. The time where you think, “Hey, I should buy a truckload of fruit and make some jam.”. I hear you; I’m right there with you. As I sit here writing I have cases of peaches awaiting their fate as the best ever Peach Brandy Preserves. Then the figs will come in silver bowls delivered …

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