Growing your own beets is really easy to do, even if you only have a small space. They can be grown in containers on your sunny patio or your raised vegetable beds. It is best to harvest beets when they are about 2-2 1/2 inches in diameter. They can get tough if they get too big.
This recipe for pickled beets makes 4 delicious pints. They’re preserved using the hot water bath method which you can do without much special equipment…all you’ll need are the jars, self sealing tops, rings, a pot large enough to submerge the jars in boiling water and some tongs for removing the jars.