Category Archives: Experiment

Blog Catchup… then transplant (repeat to infinity)

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I’ve been a little tardy with blog posts since I’ve been spending most of my evenings lately transplanting seedlings into larger pots (hooray!) so this is a catchup/roundup post which is heavy on photos and links and low on verb-age. … Continue reading

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Seeds, cheese and a new vinegar experiment

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Lots of seeds started now in the veggie grow-op, a heat-mat makes a huge difference in how fast germination occurs. Onions, leeks, peppers, eggplants, tomatoes and celery all started. Each of the small pots contains 6-25 seeds which potted out … Continue reading

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Growing ginger, vodka infusions and homemade garlic powder

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We had an unseasonably warm day today of 16 degrees Celsius (normal high of -2) and all the snow had melted so I put on my wellies and did a garden inspection. I was amazed to see the parsley and … Continue reading

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Homemade Red Wine Vinegar – Success!

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A quick recap from posts one and two. In the first red wine vinegar post I was lamenting that I hadn’t managed to find a supplier for a vinegar mother in Canada so after some research had decided I would … Continue reading

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Dreams of green

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It happens all the time. I know I should just put that lovely perfect plump key lime seed in the compost bin but I could nearly just as easily pop it into a little pot and sprout it, right? I … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Green Currant Tomato “Capers”

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An update to the green currant tomato experiment post from a couple weeks ago. They are awesome! They look a bit like overcooked peas and the taste has more than a hint of sun dried tomato. The orange ones that … Continue reading

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Post 2 of “Experiment – Salted Green Currant Tomato “Capers””

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A week has passed since post 1 of the experiment and today was the first re-salting day. They’ve definitely shrunk (not surprising) and many have ripened somewhat (should not have been surprising). Much of the grey sea salt had dissolved … Continue reading

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