Prairie Yard Garden Growing Grapes
(gentle music) Prairie Yard Garden is a production of the University of Minnesota Morris in cooperation with Pioneer Public Television. Closed captioning is provided by Mark and Margaret YackelJuleen in honor of Shalom Hill Farm, a nonprofit rural education retreat center in a beautiful
prairie setting near Windom in southwestern Minnesota. Shalom Hill Farm, shalomhill Did you hear that a new crop is appearing on the prairieé Growing grapes has created an interest among a few individuals who like the challenge of adapting it to our region. Join me on Prairie Yard Garden as we visit a vineyard to learn about the process and challenges
of growing grapes on the prairie. (soft lighthearted music) A new crop has appeared on the prairie: growing grapes And today I have Florian Ledermann with me who's been involved with the process for the last four to five years. Florian welcome to the show and tell me, how did you get interested in growing grapesé ^We got interested actually at the
University of Morris's Horticultural Night. We sat down in a tent and learned that the university just released four new varieties of grapes that are actually coldhardy. And before that, I always kind of figured grapes were the crop that just kind of came up and never really bore and died every winter and died back. So that's what spiked our interest.
And so that very nextspring, we bought five. And they survived and I did a little more research and decided to go with an acre. And a year later, another acre so we ended up with 1,350 vines as a result of that little adventure in Morris. Larry That's interesting. 1,300 vines, how long does it take you
to put all those in the groundé Florian We used family labor. (Florian laughs) So we had, it took us, I think probably when we were planting, it took us about threedays to put one acre in. That would be for the planting. The posts and the trellis system and everything
Apple Jam Recipe Indian How To Make Apple Jam
Namaskarwelcome to nishamadhulika Today we will prepare apple jam which will be liked by you all. Let's see what all ingredients are required for making apple jam. Apple 1 kg Sugar 800 grams Lemon 2 Firstly peel apple and then dice them Now we will boil them.
Take diced apple and Â½ cup water in a pan Cook for 34 minutes on high flame and then check Stir the apples with help of a spoon. Cook for another four minutes as they have not got tender Now mash the apples. Now mix sugar into it. Stir after every 12 minutes. Sugar has melted completely
Cook jam until it gets thick consistency Jam is ready as it has become thick now Turn of the gas. Now we will mix lemon juice into it. You can also mix cardamom in the jam as well If you wish to have pink color of jam then add beetroot after dicing into fine pieces along with apple This will give pinkish color to your jam Add lemon juice when jam gets frigid.
Apple Jam is ready Store apple jam in a glass bottle (washed and dried). Whenever you feel like; take out apple jam from container and enjoy eating it. Try making this recipe and share your experiences with us. See you again at nishamaghulika .