Harvest Plans

Harvest Plans

Reminders of how to use the edible and fragrant harvest from the Garden in the Woods

Salads

Greens

Flowers

Herbs

  •  Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Chard
  • Kale
  • Summer Spinach
  • Mache
  • Claytonia
  • Purslane
  • Saltwort
  • Nasturtium Leaves
  • Viola & Violet Leaves
  • Signet Marigold Leaves
  • Sweet William
  • Flowers
  • Signet Marigold Flowers
  • Viola & Violet Flowers
  •  Chive Flowers
  • Garlic Chive Flowers (Mauve & White)
  • Bean Flowers
  • Salad Burnet
  • Tarragon
  • Lovage
  • Parsley
  • Chervil
  • Cilantro
  • Chives
  • Garlic Chives

Recipes

  • Nasturtium Salad, Pleasure of Herbs, p 141
  • Scrambled Eggs (chives)
  • Caldo Verde (Portugese Green Soup), Madhur Jaffrey’s World of the East Vegetarian Cooking, p 306 (Tromchuda Kale)
  • Pasta alla Cecca — awesome uncooked tomato sauce
  • Linguini with Brie — another uncooked tomato sauce
  • Phyl’s Dutch Spaghetti Sauce, Pleasure of Herbs, p 136 (tomatoes)
  • Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 32
  • Roasted Roma Tomatoes, Ball Blue Book, p 82 & 87
  • Bruschetta in a Jar, Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving, p 223
  • Fiesta Salsa, Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving, p 208 (cucumbers too!)
  • Sweet Tomato Chutney, Madhur Jaffrey’s World of the East Vegetarian Cooking, p 365-6 (also ground cherries)
  • Strawberry Jam (sugar free), Ball Blue Book, p 76 or try Pomona Pectin
  • Strawberry Tarragon Preserves, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 107
  • Strawberry Jam , Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 15
  • Apple Pie Filling, Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving, p 170
  • Applesauce, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 102
  • Apple Butter, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 103
  • Apple Pulp Pomanders, Pleasure of Herbs, p 1 (leftovers from Applesauce & Apple Butter)
  • Nutmeg Apple Conserve, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 100
  • Tomatillo-Apple Salsa, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 92
  • Tomatillo Salsa, Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving, p 212
  • Blueberry & Lemon Verbena Compote, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 108
  • Blueberry Maple Pecan Conserve, , Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 16
  • Ginger Chutney, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 129 (Pears)
  • Pear & Cranberry Conserve, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 98
  • Butter Spiced Nectarines, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 73
  • Spiced Pumpkin Butter, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 120
  • Golden Pear Chutney, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 100 (dried fruit, store in freezer)
  • Apricot Chutney with Raisins & Currants, Madhur Jaffrey’s World of the East Vegetarian Cooking, p 366 (dried fruit)
  • Sunshine Citrus Dessert Sauce, Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving, p 181 (Clementines)
  • Vidalia Onion & Maple Conserve, , Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 57
  • Asian Pickled Carrots, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 53
  • Zucchini Relish, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 66
  • Best Ever Dill Pickles, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p 49
  • Herbal Vinegar, Pleasure of Herbs, p 107-109 (Chive Flowers, Tarragon, Nasturtiums, Salad Burnet)
  • Raspberry Vinegar, Better Homes & Gardens Canning, p130
  • Roselle Tea?  Dry calyces

Potpourris

  • Mintcense, Pleasure of Herbs, p 25 (peppermint, orange mint, spearmint, lavender, thyme rosemary)
  • Rosemary Mint, Pleasure of Herbs, p 68 (spearmint, peppermint, rosemary, thyme)
  • Moth Potpourri, Pleasure of Herbs, p 66 (cedar shavings, at least 2-4 of pennyroyal, lavender, santolina, sourthernwood, peppermint, lemon verbena, thyme,  rosemary, spices)
  • Lemon Lavender, Pleasure of Herbs, p 159  (lavender flowers, lemon verbena, pot marigold petals)
  • Fruity Pine Potpourri, Pleasure of Herbs, p 188 (pine needles, spearmint, lemon verbena or balm, lemon & orange peel)
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