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Chicago Master Gardener

A blog for Chicago Master Gardeners providing information on volunteer opportunities, training, workshops and resources.

Turning Tomatoes into Salsa

Posted by Ron Wolford -

If you have a lot of tomatoes, you might want to try making the homemade salsa recipe below. For more recipes, check out this website: www.homefoodpreservation.com . Chili Salsa (Hot Pepper-Tomato Dip) Yields approx. 6 to 8 pints...

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Tulips Pic

Plan for Spring Color Now

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Tired of hearing about the bad economy or trying to figure our which candidate will really do what he says he is going to do? Perhaps you need to take a break and do a little Spring time planning and planting in your garden with bulbs. To maintain 4 to 6 weeks of color from tulips in the landscape next spring select several cultivated varieties (cultivars) with various flowering times....

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