Author Archives: Just another day on the farm

Saskatoon Compote Recipe

Ah, the Saskatoon Bush (Amelanchier alnifolia) and its delightful berries. The Saskatoon bush is a native Shrub that within canada grows from Western Ontario, thoughtout canada to the West Coast B.C. and up into the north as far as the … Continue reading

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Eating for Health

While I am beyond grateful for getting some answers in regards to my health, one of the things that came out of it was that I needed to work harder to clean up my eating habits and slowly but surely … Continue reading

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Kitchen Garden Plans 2023

Its the time of year where you start planning out your gardens, the cold snowy days are perfect for plotting and planning/checking seed boxes and orders and planning out the early starts.  This spring we will be coming into our … Continue reading

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Let it Snow Snow Pack and Gardening

Starting late afternoon yesterday the snow came and this morning we were at 10 inches deep and its still coming down.  Look at how much snow came down on that chair, this deck was perfect cleared before the snow started … Continue reading

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No Buy Feb 2023

What is No Buy Feb? Its pretty simple.. Only buy what must be got (clearly you are going to need to buy your pet food) most peaple do allow themselves to buy basic food items but not all do.. and … Continue reading

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Wood Heat/Cooker Combo Stove

This has been a project that started early 2022, I wanted a new combo wood stove, I figured out what we need for sqaure foot heating, I figured out what I had to have in regards to being able to … Continue reading

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Blue Monday

Today is the third Monday of Jan and that makes it the official “Blue Monday”  I am never sure I truly believe this made up day, they say its called the saddest day of the year over all.  I disagree … Continue reading

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Porcelain Doll Pumpkin Review

Per Johnny Seeds Company Credit for the photo above as well  “add diversity to fall ornamental displays with the unique color of Porcelain Doll. The sweet flesh can be used for pies, soups, and other gourmet delights. Full vines bear … Continue reading

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One Freezer Down

The big once a year beef order came in this week, which meant a rework of all the freezers, pulling older meat out, sorting, checking for freezer burn. Putting the new in sorted in types in fully newly emptied freezer, … Continue reading

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Canada’s Plant Hardiness Site

Canadian Native Plant zoning Very Useful information indeed. A big Thank you to the Canadian Government for this site.. Plant Hardiness Zone by Municipality This map puts my homestead firmly in the 5a zone which is both true and not.. … Continue reading

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