Are you dreaming of a new veggie garden ? If you are determined you too can have an amazing first year veggie garden. Here are a few ideas to help you plan a garden of your own. Its a lot of fun and the best idea of all is just to start right now. Here […]
Mostly "organic" vegetable gardening including flowers, composting, vegetable varieties et al.
It’s been a few years since writing about raccoons, deer, bear, moles, rabbits and squirrels in our veggie garden but nonetheless they are still with us! Here is a little more information on how we co-exist with these critters without pulling out our hair. Deer – ever present : When we first moved into our […]
Here are a few quick tips for planting strawberries to help you get them into the ground as soon as possible. If you are new to gardening much depends on the variety. Hopefully there was a card or information from the giver or seller as to the name and type of the variety. “Everbearing” the […]
Too many fresh carrots? What to do? During self isolation when ordering groceries online for the first time, I accidentally ordered too many organic carrots & decided as it is one of our most often eaten veggies to preserve a few pounds. The obvious choice for me was to can them in the high pressure […]
Its Spring time and we have 4 new small raised bed gardens for vegetables replacing a third of our urban back lawn. Over the past couple of years the shade from very tall 100 year old cedar trees keeps about one quarter of the vegetable garden in full shade and another quarter is partial shade. […]