Cheering for my green beans!

Five rows of beans are all that we have left after the groundhog destroyed the other six rows! I’m praying we get a decent yield from these otherwise I’ll be calling on one of my farmer friends to make up the difference.

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We picked about aeven pounds of beans Wednesday evening. Thank God for my mom and youngest daughter.  They snapped them all while I was at work yesterday so getting them in the canner this morning was a breeze.

I  always dread jars breaking when I can. This morning I lucked out. The first jar I lowered into the canner cracked immediately upon hitting the water. A clean break where the bottom comes off so I was able to salvage the beans, put them into another jar and finish getting them all in.

Fingers crossed that there’s no more breakage!

We’re in for a few rain free, gorgeous days and I’m hoping to harvest more beans. Also, anxiously waiting for the tomatoes to ripen. The vines are loaded with green tomatoes and I desperately need to make some more sauce this year!

Happy canning!

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