Category Archives: gardens

Local Seed Cleaning Event

For my local garden folk! Do you want to learn more about how to save your seed? Want to learn how to make screens to sort your seed? Check out this workshop! So you’ve saved your own seeds, now what? … Continue reading

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Fall Round Up -Ground Cherry Mincemeat Tart Recipe

Apple-Ground Cherry Mincemeat Recipe 6 cups of peeled, cored and coarsely chopped fresh fall apples (I used Spartan) 2 cups of husk removed Ground Cherries 2 cups of golden raisins 1/8 of a cup of finely diced dried ginger 1 … Continue reading

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Fall Green Harvesting

The part of the yard that was exposed after all the tree’s came out has had a total regrowth..  there was clearly a spot where birds where sitting after snacking in the garden, as we had a number of tomato, … Continue reading

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Rain Garden – Stage one

Ok, so this is a example of a small rain garden for a house in the city or town..  Mine is a massive rain or storm garden to be..  It will collect the water off my roof, as well as … Continue reading

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Project 2018-Stumps- Maple

We have a number of stumps left over from the work done and some of them are smaller, a few mid size and one that is considered large and two that are massive.. Today we are going to talk about … 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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Bee Watering Station

So easy to make and so helpful to our native bees and other pollinating busy buzz. I do not have honey bees but I do have a lot of different native bees on the farm. This drought means that I … Continue reading

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Red Currents 2018

We have a truly lovely haul from our red current bushes with pounds of them coming off each mature bush, some of the bushes are smaller-younger that are not as many but the older ones are having a outstanding year! … Continue reading

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Plum Crop! “GONE” Plum Pocket have arrived to the farm!

All those amazing flowers, the plum bushes were loaded, and I was worried about pollination to the point that I gave a helping hand with a feather. I was very excited to see that we had many wee green baby … Continue reading

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Canning Rhubarb Fruit in Bulk

I often can things in bulk form and that means that I do things more by weight then I do recipe. This is something that those that are putting up larger amounts do more often.. However this is a big … Continue reading

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