Category Archives: Garden

Working with the local’s

While I admit that I can and have started my own starts many years.. if you look back on the site, you will see them in detail.. but some years it nice to let others do things for you.. In … Continue reading

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A little Garden photo update

This is a photo heavy post.. there is so much to do yet but we are working on things on a daily base.. Week three in the horse trough salad green garden. lots of picking to be done for greens … Continue reading

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Wood Ash Use in the Garden

As my regular readers know we have had a bad ice storm and then a very strong wind storm, I have so many small, med and even huge limbs or tree’s down between the two storm.  I have been doing … Continue reading

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Creamy Dock Sauce Recipe

One of my first plants that is up in the spring is Dock, I have a few different kinds of Dock plants in my front bed, this bed is always melts out much faster and heats up and is very … Continue reading

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Forage “Daylily Spring Leaves”

I have talked about those old fashioned orange flowered Daylily’s before. I love to harvest their flowers for both fresh eating and to dry them for year round use.  I have talked about harvesting the tiny but bursting flavour of … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Use Rhubarb with Recipes

Spring is coming and that means the Rhubarb is up! I drooled over thekitchengardens post with her stunning photos, we may be the same zone but her garden weeks ahead of mine already. If you have somehow missed reading her … Continue reading

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Flagg Beans Overview and Spring Update

As most folks know I really like rare old plant types and I collect a number from Europe but I also have a love for old Canadian or N.A. heritage plants with a special interest in those of indigenous background. If … Continue reading

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Horse Trough Garden

I have seen new Metal Horse Troughs used on Facebook and I will admit that they do work well but if you can find old ones that have rusted out, it’s going to be a lot cheaper than buying new … Continue reading

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What a clean up needed!

I went out to take photos of the main garden and then decided that a short video to show just how bad it really is would work so much better. The bones of the garden are still there, the rich … Continue reading

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Digging in the garden

Well, the sun was shining to day, it was beautiful out, and I got to spend a good portion of the day outside off and on again. One of the things I noticed was the flower beds are all melting … Continue reading

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