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Have you ever wondered how to grow your own jam and jelly garden? Well, sit back and relax, because I got you!
Do you love to grow your own food? Make your own jams and jellies? The great thing is that you can grow your own jam and jelly ingredients for fresh from the garden flavor in every batch of jam and jelly.
Growing your own jam and jelly garden means you need to think outside the box and try something new.
Strawberries are a common jam and jelly choice. Sweet summer strawberries make a great jam or jelly right from your garden and are relatively easy to grow at home in your garden.
Grapes take a bit more time and work to grow but make a great addition to your jam and jelly garden if you have the space for them around your fence lines.
Berry bushes can take a while to grow enough to make your preserves with, but they are easy to care for, and once the berry bushes are planted they will grow without much work on your part.
You have several options to choose from for berry bushes to grow in your jam and jelly garden included raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and mulberries.
If you have the space to add trees to your garden for jam and jelly making you open the door to dozens of great fruit options.
Cherries, apples, peaches, pears, and citrus including lemons and oranges if you live in a warm enough climate!
When it comes to making jams and jellies you can think outside the box and even grow vegetables to make yours.
Corn cobs can be used to make great tasting jelly that as an almost honey flavor to it and is a great way to get more for your hard work growing corn after you preserve the kernels for your family.
Spicy peppers make a great sweet and spicy jam referred to as cowboy candy that goes really well with biscuits.
Yum! Let’s get jelly!