Category Archives: Garden harvest

Hedges.. o hedges.. make it so..

I am ordering in 100 new cedar babies from the county tree program this year and will do  hundred more next years is the plan, and I have swack of native black willow whips to move over and start them … Continue reading

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How to reduce Potato Issue “Hollow Heart”

We have all done it, harvested our fall winter storage potato’s and they are looking really good. You get them out on time, you cure them properly and then you find this when you start to use them. Hollow Heart … Continue reading

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Zucchini Gummy’s Rasberry Flavour

Ok, so I read about this idea a year or two ago on Commonsense Blog and so full credit goes to her for this one 🙂 I have included a link to her detailed and lovely post. https://commonsensehome.com/zucchini-gummy-candy/ However she … Continue reading

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Food Hedge Row 2018- Two month update Video

Hello Folks, I took a video yesterday of my food hedge row that I shared the building and planting of with you this spring pretty close to two months ago. I wanted to show you how its doing at this … Continue reading

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Gooseberry Update 2018

Well, the last of the gooseberry crop has been picked. It was a reasonable year in terms of yield. The main gooseberry patches gave me their average which considering the year is just fine with me.  We were able to … Continue reading

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Homesteader Pea’s

So these are homesteader pea’s or so I was sold heritage homesteader pea’s and in some ways they are bang on.. 68 to 70 days from planted to harvesting, able to grow in cooler soil and withstand heat and still … Continue reading

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GooseBerry Jam Recipe

The gooseberry patch is hopping this year, a full batch of jam on off just two of the bushes with eight more to go for picking and processing. I love Gooseberry Jam on old aged cheese. The combo is a … Continue reading

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Broad Bean or Fava Bean Harvest 2017

These guys were planted at the same time as the peas when the soil can just be started to be worked early spring and unlike the peas which have struggled this year, they all came up. They were in a … Continue reading

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Indulgent Red Current Chocolate Cake Recipe

Indulgent, o yes! This Cake is Indulgent.. Make a nice chocolate Cake.. My mom’s one bowl Chocolate cake will do quite well, just make it into two round pans or you can make it in a smaller cake pan and … Continue reading

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Drying Whole Currents

Its seems so simple right.. pick your currents, clean them up, removing any bits of leaves or stems and put them on the drying trays and go.. And they will take forever.. I mean forever to get them dry.. Let … Continue reading

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