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Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables, and growing my own is such a pleasure. They’re one of those veggies that you can plant and basically just leave to their growth. In this quick post I want to go through how to harvest and store […]

Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is possibly one of the coolest things to do in your vegetable garden. Especially if you’re a garlic lover like so many people are! All it takes is time and patience, and you can grow an abundance of garlic in your own backyard. […]

Storing Carrots the Easy Way!

Storing Carrots the Easy Way!

Storing vegetables from your garden can be difficult if you don’t have access to a root cellar or cold storage. And pickling is not always what we want to do. Thankfully, if you have a surplus of carrots I have a super easy fix for […]

Radishes: Growing, Storing & Eating them.

Radishes: Growing, Storing & Eating them.

The end of spring in my garden is radish time! Short season growing can be difficult and can feel like you’ve been dealt the wrong end of the stick. But short growing veggies like radishes sure do help. Radishes are the ultimate short season vegetable […]

Tomato Trellis

Tomato Trellis

The Fool Proof Way Every gardener who grows tomatoes has been through that one season of absolute tomato jungle. Trying to keep up with voracious vines, pinching off growing tips to try to slow it down, or struggling to find large enough trellis setups. This […]

Garden Construction: Part 2

Garden Construction: Part 2

Wow. What a busy couple weeks this has been. With both of us working full time jobs, getting the construction finished has been tricky. We did manage to get a big chunk done, and only have a wee bit left. If you missed Part 1 […]

Garden Box Construction

Garden Box Construction

Before you learn about our garden boxes, if you haven’t already, you should check out Part 1 of the Garden Construction to follow on the adventures of building a vegetable garden on a hill. I decided to do this separate post about how we built […]

Garden Construction Part 1

Garden Construction Part 1

We moved to our little homestead in the summer of 2018. It was a dream come true. I had been growing my own vegetables in my small garden in the city up to then and though it was so much fun, I couldn’t wait to […]

Growing Sweet Potatoes

Growing Sweet Potatoes

This year will be our second season growing sweet potatoes. The first time I grew them was on a whim, because I love them so much. I vaguely remembered an old flat mate of mine had accidentally sprouted one that she’d left out on a […]

How I Deal With Leggy Seedlings

How I Deal With Leggy Seedlings

Leggy Seedlings. They are a reality a lot of us end up dealing with at least a few times in our gardening life. And if you’re like me, at least once a year you get a couple seedlings that just need to be leggy. So, […]