Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Display results as :


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2018
by Kelejan Today at 2:28 pm

» Shameless Self Promotion!
by countrynaturals Today at 2:19 pm

» Hi from Richmond Virginia
by reg3162 Today at 1:05 pm

» Looking for a spreadsheet for planting times
by aprilshomemade Today at 12:35 pm

» Coco coir... How often to replenish?
by plantoid Today at 12:29 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Today at 3:01 am

» First day of spring
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:08 pm

» SW Ohio (Cincinnati Area)
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:06 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:02 pm

» Hello from Houston
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:52 pm

» N&C Midwest—March and Spring is Here!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:23 pm

» SUGA 2018
by SQWIB Yesterday at 8:26 am

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson 3/21/2018, 6:28 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 3/21/2018, 2:09 pm

» Do You Get The SFG Newsletter?
by sfg4uKim 3/21/2018, 8:36 am

» Garden Tower Project
by sanderson 3/21/2018, 2:14 am

» Any suggestions on the stump grinding sawdust plus soil?
by sanderson 3/20/2018, 6:55 pm

» How much time for gardening?
by sanderson 3/20/2018, 6:42 pm

» Sanderson's Urban SFG in Fresno, California
by sanderson 3/20/2018, 4:03 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by trolleydriver 3/20/2018, 1:13 pm

» New England Mar 2018
by CapeCoddess 3/20/2018, 10:45 am

» Trellis mod
by SQWIB 3/19/2018, 8:39 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising 3/18/2018, 6:38 pm

» Powdery Mildew and SoCal Fall Planting
by countrynaturals 3/18/2018, 12:34 pm

» Boat Gardening
by AtlantaMarie 3/18/2018, 6:51 am

» How many green beans per square foot?
by Scorpio Rising 3/17/2018, 9:27 pm

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by yolos 3/17/2018, 8:34 pm

» Comfrey
by sanderson 3/17/2018, 8:21 pm

» Hello from Hagerstown MD
by sanderson 3/17/2018, 6:10 pm

» Horsetail weed
by Kate888 3/17/2018, 3:02 pm


Search SFG Forum

Extensive Storage Tips and Expectations

Go down

Extensive Storage Tips and Expectations

Post  llama momma on 7/28/2014, 11:07 am

This seems to be a wonderfully informative site.  All in one place.   It uses USDA, FDA, and CDC as  sources.  Are there other sites you like to use?

llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4858
Join date : 2010-08-20
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Extensive Storage Tips and Expectations

Post  mollyhespra on 7/29/2014, 9:33 pm

Oh, that's very interesting, LM. Thanks for posting that link. 

Female Posts : 807
Join date : 2012-09-21
Age : 52
Location : Waaaay upstate, NH (zone 4)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Extensive Storage Tips and Expectations

Post  Marc Iverson on 7/30/2014, 2:19 am

Very cool link.

I have to say that I'm one of those who will happily eat pizza that has been left out all night. That may be a fairly standard college breakfast.
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3638
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 56
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Extensive Storage Tips and Expectations

Post  cpl100 on 7/30/2014, 11:26 am

I honestly can say that I can add at least a week of refrigerated shelf life to a vegetable by putting it into one of those green bags.  If it is leafy, surround the leaves with paper towels first.  Make sure any produce is dry prior to storing also.

Posts : 420
Join date : 2012-06-25
Location : MA Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Extensive Storage Tips and Expectations

Post  FeedMeSeeMore on 7/30/2014, 8:34 pm

My cucumber plants keep producing more than I can handle at the moment, so I tried some Brawny Essentials pink bags at 10 for $5.00 from Kroger.
Seemed like a lot, but I decided to spring for them and it was worth every penny.
Really keeps things fresh much, much longer and they're supposed to be reusable.

Female Posts : 142
Join date : 2014-05-06
Location : Georgia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Extensive Storage Tips and Expectations

Post  Sponsored content

Sponsored content

Back to top Go down

Back to top

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum