About

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May 29th, 2013
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Stanley Cottage is our house in Hamilton, Ontario (we can’t seem to stop naming our houses, not that I am ever moving again). We have approximately a thousand square feet of vegetable, herb and fruit gardens in the back yard. 2013 is the second year of this garden – we moved into the house in the summer of 2011 and converted a large amount of lawn to raised beds (still more to do over the next several years). More than 75% of the plants were grown from seed. Largely an experiment to see how much food we can successfully grow, eat or store.

In essence we have created this blog/website in order to subject our family and friends less garden #gardenporn photos on Facebook.

We look forward to sharing our food and garden love while enjoying yours. :)

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7 Responses to About

  1. Barbara says:

    Your garden is lovely. I am connected with Blooms for Africa garden tour and our tour for 2014 is in the Kirkendall area – west of Queen and East of Locke. Are you, by any chance in this area and would you be interested in being part of our garden tour.

  2. Sheryl says:

    It’s awesome how you name your houses.Stanley Cottage sounds like such a nice homey place. I’ve always wanted to name my house–but never seemed to come up with a name that fit.

    • Thanks Sheryl… We enjoy it! It took a while to come up with this one as we had already used manor, hall, acres and mews before and the ‘rule’ is no repeats. :) I like your blog it’s a wonderful idea to share that. Erinn

  3. We just wanted to let you know, we nominated you for the Very Inspirational Blogger Award! We love your blog! http://adventuresweseek.com/2012/10/15/blogger-awards/

  4. Karen says:

    Such a beautiful garden already!

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