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 […]
Mostly "organic" vegetable gardening including flowers, composting, vegetable varieties et al.
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. […]
There are lots of reasons to start a vegetable garden. On a very cold winter’s Day as I was watching the strong winds blowing the debris around the yard, my thoughts turned to gardening. This is called “Gardner’s” Logic. I thought of the coming Spring and started to ponder and plan the 2019 Vegetable Garden. […]
Superfoods are a group of foods with extra qualities which help improve human health and prevent some diseases. Depending on which list you read there are differing fruits, vegetables and proteins which are attributed to this group of special foods. We grow, harvest, preserve and gather these nutritious and beneficial foods and have done so for many […]
Growing your favourite vegetables in your home garden seems simple enough, yet every year I always plant too many zucchini which ends up growing like crazy, taking up space and giving away the gourds. Over the past couple of years I have simplified my choices for ease of gardening, and planting only what we use […]