Monthly Archives: June 2011

June 18- Whats Growing in our Garden

Holy  nasturtiums, they are growing really well and taking over. Pansies are hanging in there though and showing off their beautiful colour The borage in the middle has grown about 6 inches from last week and lots more flowers ready … Continue reading

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June 18

Well our quinoa didn’t grow this year, so we are planting other things in its place. Maybe will try again next year and try and put in seedlings first instead of direct seeding and see if that helps any. In … Continue reading

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Lavender Cookies

Edible Flowers! Here is a recipe that I have tried. I got it from this site http://sonic.net/~wildfarm/permflowerrecipes.html. They have a great site with links to pictures of all the edible flowers and more recipes as well. You don’t need many … Continue reading

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June 4, New Plantings, Harvesting, & Seedlings

We added a few new plantings on Saturday, some cherry tomatoes, a Japanese eggplant, and seeded some more lettuce Harvested a few little spinach leaves for a salad Beets trying to make a show of it. Still waiting for the … Continue reading

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June 4th Edible Flower Bed

Wow what a difference a week makes at this time of year. Compare to last week the nasturtiums have almost doubled in size Lots of flowers on the strawberry plants . The calendula ( light green plant in the center) … Continue reading

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Harvesting Greens the End of May!

Beautiful swiss chard that came up in march! We harvested the leaves for our salad. Don’t pull it out when the leaves are big, just harvest by clipping off the leaves. More will grow! The Kale we transplanted a couple … Continue reading

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Strawberries, Edible Flowers…Oh My

The strawberries have really taken off again. Lots of flowers on them, hoping for  lots of good strawberries this year. The Pansies, Nasturtiums, Calendula and Borage in the Edible flowers are doing well. I am sure they are going to … Continue reading

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It’s Elecampane

When this shoot first emerged we debated was it really elecampane or mullein?   Elecampane between the mint and valerian Seeing the leaves and how it is growing we are pretty sure it is indeed elecampane  

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