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Gardening

Gardening

On this page I will share all of my gardening adventures. For a very long time I only grew tomatoes and herbs in pots on my balcony. Now that I have land and big plans, I’m excited to share all the fun.

5 Easy Upcycled Planter Ideas

This year really feels like the year of new gardeners. It’s been so much fun helping friends and family find ...
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DIY Hanging Window Planter

It’s January! It’s cold, dark and we can’t be out in the garden digging in the dirt! This time of ...
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Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables, and growing my own is such a pleasure. They’re one of those veggies ...
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Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is possibly one of the coolest things to do in your vegetable garden. Especially if you’re a garlic ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Tomato Trellis

The Fool Proof Way Every gardener who grows tomatoes has been through that one season of absolute tomato jungle. Trying ...
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Garden Construction: Part 2

Wow. What a busy couple weeks this has been. With both of us working full time jobs, getting the construction ...
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Garden Box Construction

Before you learn about our garden boxes, if you haven’t already, you should check out Part 1 of the Garden ...
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Garden Construction Part 1

We moved to our little homestead in the summer of 2018. It was a dream come true. I had been ...
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