Category: Features

Stock food supply with staying power

by Leslie Milby Storage crops are great for “squirreling” away food for winter. Many fall harvested veggies — such as beets, squash, turnips and pumpkins, as well as apples, pears and other fruits — fit into this category as they will last a few months when stored correctly. These crops can then be put into two broadly worded categories: “Cool” and “cold.” Think of it as, “It’s getting cool, let me put on a sweater” whilst cold is telling your spouse that you aren’t coming home until they let you fire the heat up for the year. Cool storage...

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It’s time to prepare your home, hearth for winter

by Charlene Marcum As the colors of fall blow away with the incoming winter wind, it is time to prepare our homes, lawn and vehicles for winter. A few preventative steps will yield a bounty of benefits and a big reduction in winter woes. Winterizing Your House • Clean out the gutters: falling leaves are beautiful but not when they clog up gutters, which serve to protect roof, walls, foundation and landscape; • Drain and turn off outside hoses. This will prevent them from freezing up and bursting; • Insulate walls and attic. This alone will save you on winter...

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