Category Archives: Garden

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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Farmgal’s All Seeing Eye 2019- April Update

Do you make money? Ya but what did it cost you to raise that chicken? But if you had to buy it, what would it be worth? What do you spend to have what you have? But it does not … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden – Rock Garden, Working on the kitchen garden

Well, its a been a good week in the gardens, we have had frost a couple times so plants are being taken out during the day and brought in for the evenings and or covered an things are still very … Continue reading

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Wire Wormings in New Garden Area’s

Copied from the  U of Sask..  Its just to good information not to share! Potato wireworm in new garden beds Are you digging a new vegetable garden this year? Most of us love to plant root crops like potatoes in … 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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Spring Greens – Dock Greens Sauce

Dock is a spring plant to me..  I like its young tender leaves in the spring but once it starts to flower and or in seed mode, it becomes quite a bit stronger in flavour..  I love using the seeds … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden Series- Slow start to spring..

What a strange time it has been in the yard and gardens, we have had some really nice days that almost got to second digits. They say that we are going to get into the low teens this coming week..  … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden April Walk About

Hello Folks.. Ready to see my snowy, messy.. what the heck happened last year to my gardens, walk about.. I could not even get into my main garden yet.. so you will get those first photos in may.. So here … Continue reading

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Using Sand to help melt the snow around smaller fruit trees

We have spent the money on those lovely fruit whips or maybe we clipped starts for propagation or even in some cases started from seed and we have those little plants out in the cold northern winter. One of things … Continue reading

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