Fall Purees, Watering and Pesky Black Gnats

In this episode we are making purées for use later in the winter, and considering when you might need to water in the fall. Ellen and C.L. discuss managing those pesky fungus gnats (tiny black flies) that can emerge from your houseplants, and we answer a question about using red pepper to deter rabbits, deer and other critters.

:29   What’s For Dinner:  Fall purées
6:53  Eat/Drink/Grow: Fall watering.
14:48 Insider Information:  Fungus gnats – again. 
21:18 Love Letters and Questions:   Anne asks about using hot pepper flakes for animal repellants.

From winter squash to tomatoes and beyond, you can make vegetables into a puree and freeze them for future use in sauces, soups or baked goods.

Can you stop watering in your garden during the fall?

These are just one brand of the yellow sticky cards that can be used to trap fungus gnats.

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