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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    I planted three rhubarb last year and they seemed to be doing well, then the weather got really hot and they seemed to die. But this spring all three are coming up - yay! I wonder if they are just heat sensitive. I have them in an area facing south, but they were getting plenty of...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    I tried growing rhubarb for the first time this year - I bought several large clumps off of a woman on craigslist. They seemed very healthy. I planted them, watered them and they had new growth. Since it's gotten so hot out, they wilted (despite plenty of water) and they seem to have died. Any...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    26 May 2011 Rhubarb 26 May 2011 Rhubarb There are six plants in the garden and this is the second year of growth, so minimal picking is undertaken. The plants are in different locations in an attempt to find the most suitable growing conditions. The quality is excellent and the color is ideal...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    I can't have toxic plants in the childcare area but really some they do not say much like tomato plants. the daffodils they would need to eat the bulb. I know you can not eat the leaves but is it real bad like castor beans or mild like tomato plants I would really like to put some plants in...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    SO I have Rhubarb, lots of Rhubarb! I've never had Rhubarb before. Anyone want to share how you use Rhubarb at your house?
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    I love it but have not had much luck in the past last year I put 3 plants in the flower border I thought they all died so I ordered 2 plants a few days ago... Well low and behold 2 plants came up yesterday. any advise for the ones I have ordered? I may end up with far more than I need if I am...
  7. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Mine is ready, is yours? How do you put it up? I make a sauce, thickened with tapioca. This past winter I made crisp with it. Yum! I also kept rhubarb recipes, from here, on my "favorites". :choco:
  8. Kitchen Basics
    Rhubarb is a vegetable (I always considered it a fruit, LOL) that is most often used in desserts and sweets. It is a perennial that was first cultivated for it's medicinal qualities. The leaves contain oxalates that are poisonous ~ so always discard the leaves. I don't think people use...
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    If you want and birdbath and have rhubarb this could be a cheaper way of getting one rather than buying. These have been selling at our craft shows here for $35 and up, depending on size. The concrete sealer will be the most expense....the sand and concrete will probably be under...
  10. Misc. desserts
    Blueberry Rhubarb Crunch Recipe DescriptionA versatile dish that can use many kinds of fruit. Preparation Steps:Any fruit can be used. The amount of fruit is an approximation. Add sugar to taste depending on the tartness of your rhubarb and blueberries. Level of...
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.durgan.org/URL/?Rhubarb 28 April 2009 Rhubarb Rhubarb is amongst the first edible plants to start growing in the Spring. Chives is slightly sooner. The stalks are pulled when a suitable length and diameter about 1.5 cm is reached. The stalks are harvested to about the 20th of June...
  12. Dehydrator recipes
    Rhubarb Lace Recipe Descriptionfruit roll up- Mary T Bells recipe Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:3 C rhubarb cut in 1 inch pieces 3 C boiling water 1/2 C sugar 3 strawberries fresh or frozen 1 T strawberry jello 1/8 t...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    I am making room in the freezer, and realize I have a few gallons of frozen rhubarb! I would like ot preserve it but not sure. All I see is stewed rhubarb, and I have no idea what I'd do with that.. :lol3: Suggestions?
  14. Homesteading and gardening
    OK, these are probably dumb questions but I'm gonna ask anyway! I usually get rhubarb from family members who have an overabundance but this year I bought some and planted it myself. So - does it spread at all, or if I want more do I need to go out and buy more? Also, do I just cut off the...
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    I have three rhubarb plants- one I just divided off this year, so that is out of the picture. I have two other ones. One has a ton of long stalks, but they are very skinny (1/2 inch) and the other one has long, very thick stalks, but there are only 5 of them, so I don't dare pick them. They...
  16. Homesteading and gardening
    I want to buy some Rhubarb, can I still plant it now? I'm in zone 6
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    About 7 years ago, I bought 1 stalk from Gurneys. The darn thing won't grow!! It has been moved to the spot where it is...about 4 years ago. I hear of & see everyone else having rhubarb coming out of their *ears* but I have never been able to eat any! For the past couple of years, I've had...
  18. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    CHERRY RHUBARB JELLY 6c. fresh rhubarb, diced 4 c. sugar 1 21 oz. can cherry pie filling 1 3 oz. box cherry jello Mix the rhubarb, sugar and pie filling in sauce pan. Cook over low heat until rhubarb is tender. ( I turn the heat up some when I get more liquid in the kettle). Add jello and...
  19. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Rhubarb Jam 5C. rhubarb, cut 3C. sugar Little water to start 1 small box jell-o (strawberry or any flavor) Boil all together except jell-o for 20 min. Remove from stove add jell-o (strawberry or any flavor). You can freeze this. I put in jars and hot water bath for 10 min. I've tried...
  20. Kitchen Basics
    For those liking rhubarb and wanting something different, here you go!! 4 c. chopped rhubarb 1 c. sugar (I always use less sugar than is required) Spread in regular size cake pan. Prepare a white cake mix (purchased on sale of course). Over the rhubarb mixture, spread 3 c. miniature...
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