Karla the Mountain Gardener: Nourishing Her Community Even After Working Long Hours at Her Job

Climate & growing conditions

When you see someone who has integrated gardening into their lifestyle in a way that is wildly successful AND effortless, you just have to ask them how they did it!

Meet Karla from Denver, Colorado. She works LONG hours and lives in the mountains with highly unpredictable weather. But she doesn’t let anything stand in her way when it comes to growing healthy food and nourishing her soul.

This year, she experienced her best harvest yet despite cold snaps and heat waves. So much so that she is giving away hundreds of pounds of produce! What made the difference? I’ll let Karla tell her own story… And by the way, she’s a garden superhero!

Zucchini!!! – How to Quick Pickle + 3 Delicious Recipes

Food Preservation

There comes a time in every gardener’s life when you have zucchini growing out of your ears. If you’ve ever grown zucchini, you know: one day, they are just small green plants, the next thing you know, there are zucchini EVERYWHERE!

Check out my three favorite zucchini recipes. Kids love these recipes too. It’s a great way to have some family fun.

I mean, who doesn’t love a crunchy pickle?!

Click here to grab the recipe book mentioned in the video 

10 Principles – Successful Fresh Food Preservation System

Food Preservation

Here it is! The simple system for preserving the garden harvest. Creative meals, delicious recipes and easy techniques to ensure you have healthy food right in your pantry, year round… even when you don’t feel like cooking. These 10 principles will get you started right! And you can shortcut the whole process and simply copy my Harvest Into Meals system when you register for my Preserve the Harvest class… Register here: https://growyourownvegetables.org/preserve/