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Gardening with Love

Yes! We grew that! It started with a seed in a miniature green house back at the neighbourhood house in the month of May. Transplanted in the month of June, and waved our magic wand for a little universal love. … Continue reading

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Planting Magic Beans

Children gathered at the gardeners hangout to plant some beans that had been soaking over night. Its not really the right time of year to plant beans but with our crazy weather and weird start of seasons we thought we … Continue reading

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It’s getting ready to harvest at our garden!!!!

Hello Neighbours! Last Wednesday at Clinton Park….. We thinned out the Strawberry and Calendula in our garden bed, and we found some beautiful ripe strawberries hiding around the Calendula! And some more strawberries are going to be ready to eat for next week!!   … Continue reading

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Canning Tips

A bit early in the year but you can never start to early to gather information. Another tip I found at the  Homestead Survival Blog Some good tips for you canners out there beginners and expert 😀 check out the … Continue reading

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Herb & Spice Uses Chart

I found this and pilfered it from the Homestead Survival Blog at http://homesteadsurvival.blogspot.ca/   an interesting blog with lots of tips

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At home faraway

I’ve been talking about the project with my son Harry. He’s 9 and a story-teller from way back. When he was a baby he chattered endlessly. Brian and I would smile at each other and wonder “Will he talk this … Continue reading

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July 2-Changes

Who knew Borage grew to 4 feet…not me  🙂 and those nasturtiums…wow…taking over…but boy are they tasty, yummy in a salad as are the borage  and calendula flowers. Lemon Balm, elecampane, yarrow, apple mint, valerian is in there too. Transplanted … Continue reading

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May 16, Transplanting

Kale:Transplanted the kale from the edible flower bed to the greens bed Quinoa: Have planted quinoa seeds to see if we can get them to grow here Okra seedling: Planted the okra seedling and direct planted a couple of seeds … Continue reading

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Lots of Sprouting

Lots of sprouting now happening at the garden! Can hardly wait for the new greens and flowers to come up. Click on a picture of our sprouting plants to see what they look like. See if you can find the … Continue reading

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What’s Growing in our Herb Bed

Lots of  herbs are coming up in our herb bed. In later posts we will talk about what each one does and how to use it Still waiting for the Elecampange and American ginseng to show up! Herb Bed

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