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6 Garden Prep Steps to get ready for Winter

6 Garden Prep Steps to get ready for Winter

Here in Eastern Ontario we are not lucky enough to have garden friendly weather through the winter. So when the frosts start to get bad, and the weather turns wintery it’s time to take down our garden and prepare for next season. We’re still a…

5 Easy Upcycled Planter Ideas

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 some joy in growing over the last few weeks. But lots of people I know, don’t really want to spend a huge amount of money…

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…

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 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…

Our Raised Bed Soil Mix

Our Raised Bed Soil Mix

One of the many benefits to using raised beds is that you get to pick your soil mix yourself. This saves a lot of time that would normally go towards amending bad soil. The mix we use for our raised beds is pretty straight forward…