Sourdough Recipes

 Basic Sourdough Starter Ingredients:2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar1 envelope active dry yeast (1 tablespoon)1/2 teaspoon salt, if desired2 cups warm water (105F, 40C)Directions:     Makes 3 to 4 cups.In a 4- or 6-cup plastic pitcher with a strainer in lid or in a large bowl, combine all ingredients.Beat with a wooden or plastic spoon. […]

Corn Gluten Meal

Compiled by Sue Flinders-Adams, Haliburton Master Gardener Corn Gluten Meal (CGM) is a natural byproduct of wet-milling corn during the production of corn syrup. It is used in the production of taco shells, pet foods, corn chips and animal feed. A 20 lb bag treats 1000 sq. ft. Corn Gluten Meal is both a pre-emergent […]

Red Lilly Beetle

On our first Open Garden Night many of you were admiring the Lilies in the gardens. You wanted to know how to keep the red Lilly beetle at bay. Here is the home owner’s recipe for a solution: The recipe that I use on my lilies is: take one egg,  beat in one Tablespoon baking powder […]