**Plant pear trees in a sunny spot except in climates where the sun is very strong. Protect them from winds that are cold or salt-laden. In cold climates, plant them on a northern or eastern slope to forestall early bloom.
A Beginner's Guide to Water Bath Canning: How to can, what equipment you need, and a big list of common canning recipes! I'm fairly proficient at pressure canning but could always use help with water bath canning - plus there's recipes!
Jars of Canned Food: How Long Do They Last? Canning foods you grew and harvested yourself is exciting and rewarding. After canning, you have rows of colorful jars lining your pantry ready to be enjoyed at any time. Just like any other food, however, home