Category Archives: Garden

Burdock Leaf Tea.

Burdock root tea is very good for you, you want to harvest the first year roots in the mid July to end of July when they are around an inch to inch and half in size and about 12 to … Continue reading

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We love our toads- So we just had to rescue hundreds of tadpoles

The little pig wallow was drying out and fast.. and in the last bits were hundreds of wee tadpoles. Needless to say.. we had to do something.. This is not the first time we have rescued and set up a … Continue reading

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Spring Green Drying- For fodder vs Human Use

This fine Monday morning is a one of my double duty days, that mean’s that Dh has his writers group tonight in the big city..  So I will be doing both sets of chores today and the rest of the … Continue reading

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Seed Potato’s are in.

Yesterday was busy and then some and the weekend is geared up to be looking the same.. One of the things that came in yesterday was the notice that my seed potato’s were in the post office and that I … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Use Rhubarb with Recipes

Lets look at some of Farmgal’s Rhubarb Recipes over the years posted on the blog. Strawberry Rhubarb Pie (something you can find locally in spring at all the stores) This is a very much a standard spring pie across Canada. … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Cake Recipe – Spring Rhubarb and Ginger

                                                               Happy May Day! It was fitting that in the cold bitter spring rain, I headed out with a knife in one hand and poking though my 30 rhubarb plants, I took the biggest stalk off 8 of them (worth … Continue reading

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April Garden Overview -2017 Tracking Year Data

Hello Folks, I am going to do my best heading into 2017 to have a big old tracking year, I need to do this and I have the book, the paperwork and the plan..  I will make it happen.. So … Continue reading

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Early Spring Garden-Farm Gate Garden and Front Garden G

Well, the rain came and melted, the flood waters are here but in my own area not doing badly, I have a number of flooded fields around me but not on my own land. Granted my land is soaked at … Continue reading

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New Plant Starting Shelves in my new sunroom porch

This section is two full 72 cell trays wide and deep, there is room for shoes and smaller boots under the bottom shelf and then two shelf’s are for early starting, two are for middle growing and one is for … Continue reading

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Give away plants for a coming Speaking Event..

Its exciting to be working on a number of projects for the coming spring for different groups and people.  While I do have limited dates available at this time, if you want to consider working with me, check out my “for … Continue reading

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