Well, yes, this is about what there is to do if you are into Spring Gardening. This short article includes a flashback to my Spring Gardening Journal in 2020. Hang on to your hats for lots of tips, notes, ideas and links. The quotes are from Ruth Stout: I love spring anywhere, but if I […]
Mostly "organic" vegetable gardening including flowers, composting, vegetable varieties et al.
Planting your Spring Garden is a catchy title for a poem, and caught my attention! Spring is just around the corner and the following poem came across my social media today (from Australia) and it “hit the spot”. I decided to share this on my blog as it is thought provoking and hopefully uplifting. The […]
A very special and delicious time of year – the first Berry crops are ripe for the picking in our home garden. This year with the warm weather we have three different fruits ripening at the same time. During the heat wave the vegetable garden was well watered although some plants were a little burnt. […]
Healthy Swiss Chard is a very nutritious, but perhaps forgotten, vegetable which oftentimes will grow year round in our climate area. It is a member of the spinach family and, it really is a very easy to grow green vegetable. This year I have planted an old favourite called Fordhook Giant which is an heirloom […]
Home canning of corn is one of the most simple ways to preserve fresh picked corn. Non-GMO Corn has been on our “buy local” menu for a decade especially Jubilee triple sweet Non-GMO corn on the cob. Last summer several types of Non-GMO corn were canned for the first time in years. A very easy […]