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. […]
Mostly "organic" vegetable gardening including flowers, composting, vegetable varieties et al.
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 […]
High fiber veggies are very good for your health and your “gut microbiome” so here we go with a few ideas on what to grow in 2021. Much will depend on the space you have but not the gardening experience. Home gardening is a super fun and easy hobby for those with absolutely no training. […]
What is a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug? They arrived in the province of BC in approximately 2015 so are a newer invasive species and Fall is the time of year they are looking for somewhere to winter over. As I have no knowledge or experience with these bugs it is a huge learning curve. This […]