August in Photos

The abundance of August is a beautiful sight! Tomatoes, peppers, beans, squash, sunflowers, melons – and a brand new garden were just a few of the highlights you shared this month. Be sure to tag us on Instagram or Twitter with @petersongarden or #petersongardenproject or share your...

Preserve the Season ...

Giardiniera means “female gardener” in Italian—fitting, since often women were responsible for managing and harvesting the family vegetable garden and finding ways to preserve a mix of summer vegetables for the cold winter months. Traditionally, giardiniera is made with peppers, cauliflower,...

Husky Edibles –...

Tomatillos and ground cherries both belong to the nightshade family, and although they taste very different, they look very similar. Both fruits grow like paper lanterns, enclosed in an inedible husk. Tomatillos are medium sized, while ground cherries produce a cherry-sized fruit and closely...

Harvesting Potatoes

Potatoes are one of those vegetables that seem so plain and cheap…so why allot precious garden space to growing them? Not only are there many more different varieties of potatoes that what we see in the grocery store, but potatoes are also incredibly satisfying because they are so easy...

Tomato POW(d)ER!

Tomato Preservation: Easy Homemade Tomato Powder Running out of ways to preserve your tomatoes? Canning and freezing are good options, but can take up space in your cabinet or freezer that you may not have this late in the season. Another easy way to bottle the fresh garden flavor...