Category Archives: gardens

Gardening in Clay -Sub-soil

Its been a interesting challenge in regards to Kitchen Garden Plot 15..  It’s a full on sub-soil clay.  Its the first time in many years that I have had to start a raw plot of land from full clay and … 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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Gal in the Garden Series – Last week of May update.

We got a few more things done but there has been a lot of rain days and so things have been soaked enough that some things had to be put on hold.. Still things are getting done. This is part … 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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Bacon Nettle Frittata

Bacon Nettle Frittata Recipe Looking for a fast and easy supper, Got lots of spring eggs this meal is for you! 4 thick cut sliced of bacon, diced and precooked 2 cups spring nettles, washed and diced 6 large mushrooms- … Continue reading

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Soil, Stump Garden and Dump Wagon..

Good Morning.. The weekend has flown by so fast, I had a awesome photo shoot to do Saturday morning and then I went to be help answer soil and garden questions for a couple hours for the local 4-H Loyal … Continue reading

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Strawberry Raised Bed

    Creating a Cinder Block Raised Strawberry Bed Last spring we knew that we had to do some work on taking down and doing some major reno work, this meant that it was very good odds that we would … Continue reading

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Sunchoke Stems for the Insect hotel “Frugal”

On Saturday, the temps were above 0 and the sun was shining, this meant that we started clearing some very small garden area’s. We needed to prune down the rose bushes and all the baby roses that will be dug … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Waking up to soon

Yesterday which was the end of a run day of five days of above 0 temps in the day time and below freezing in the night (perfect weather for the sap run) hubby called me.. Three of this furry fat … Continue reading

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Crispy Cornmeal Baked Brussel Sprouts

Crispy Cornmeal Coated Baked Brussel Sprouts Looking for a new way to serve roasted Brussel Sprouts? 1 pound of Brussel Sprouts (baby full size) or full size trimmed and cut in half 1/4th cup of cornmeal 1 tsp of course … Continue reading

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