Category Archives: Gal in the Garden Series

Broccoli Harvest

Now if you were smart enough to stagger your seed starting , you will have planted out every two or three weeks to extend your harvest.. Do consider starting some Broccoli seeds right now! for a fall harvest of this … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden Series – Wool Mulch and Kitchen Garden updates.

Wow.. Just WOW.. June is now officially over and its July!  The summer heat has arrived.. and while the area around me has had lots of rain.. some hail and so forth.. we however have watched the rain move past … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden Series – Working with “dead” top soil..

It looks so pretty.. that big huge mound of top soil.. so black and rich! Two loads of 10 tons each have arrived on the farm this year so far.. and its easy to work with, its good quality top … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden -Corn Garden “roughing it”

So what is a gal going to do when she really NEEDS to plant out a extra corn garden of 240’s seeds but she is out of already prepared and planned garden space?? Follow the high hoe tracks from last … Continue reading

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The KITCHEN GARDEN IS MADE!

This has been a total labour of love and there are final touches to be done.. I will talk as I go.. but the last beds are made and planted.. the paths are all in.. and now we are in … Continue reading

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Rain Garden 2019

Let me introduce you to our lovely rain garden..  which is built in before our pond and its overflow will in fact go into the pond.. Now the pond was dug down and leveled with rounded swaying sides to make … Continue reading

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Spring Rhubarb

I love rhubarb and its finally here for 2019.. We had a very slow start to our spring and now we are having a cool wet start to the garden season.  While I know others might not agree with me, … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden Series – Kitchen Garden Update

The long weekend has come and gone and we had amazing weather,  our first hot/muggy day, black flies have arrived and a crazy amount of rain overnight.. to this we were able to get a lot of work done.. My … Continue reading

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Fruit Tree’s Nut Bushes and Pond Edging

Good Morning Folks.. I hope you had a great weekend! We had good weather for the whole weekend, I mean it was spring, moving between to cool, cold with wind and then hot with sun..  Having said that.. we were … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden Series – Raised Bed Trough

This week has been both a great week in the gardens and also a wet cold one..  As can often happen, the rain moved around the farm in waves, we did get rain but now where near what other folks … Continue reading

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