There's lots you can grow in your garden that is essentially preservable for use later on in the year. Chamomile blossoms, cilantro seeds (coriander), garlic and onions are all things coming out of the garden now that you can dry! Here's some tips..
I'm an urban gardener, canner, and aspiring handy-woman in S.E. Michigan! Blogging for 3 years at http://happyhomeypsi.blogspot.com
I garden in 350 sq feet of mostly concrete block raised beds. I like to make up projects that help me garden, preserve and store food in a more efficient way!
Favorite plant to grow: tie btwn tomatoes and potatoes
Favorite thing to can: raspberry jam
Favorite dish to cook seasonally: homemade Potato Salad
Favorite Urban Gardening blog: www.chiotsrun.com
Love to share ideas- visit me and say hello! http://happyhomeypsi.blogspot.com