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Posts about various things we’re doing in and around the gardens at Sage’s Acre.

19 06, 2020

Making Summer Pickles

By |2020-06-23T14:56:56-07:00June 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you love authentic dill pickles, there's nothing better or simpler to make than old fashioned deli-style summer pickles. This recipe dates back to 1900 and uses just a few spices and natural fermentation to make some of the best homemade pickles you'll ever taste. No refrigeration or fancy gadgets required.

2 06, 2020

What is this Plant?

By |2020-06-03T12:44:37-07:00June 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Wandering along the shady east side of the acre today, I came across this in flower. The plant is a sort of leggy vine sort that's been growing there for years, but I've never seen it flower. Anyone know what it is? Update: Thanks to Reddit and /u/ArtsyPhartsyWoman, I figured out that it was a Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)!

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