Category Archives: Garden

June in the Garden

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Though the blog title suggests otherwise, I was so busy with the garden that I, ahem, missed the March to May “in the garden” posts I had planned on doing. Now all of a sudden it’s June, the garden has … Continue reading

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Quick Garden Update

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I’ve been doing a lot of garden related things and not much blogging lately, but once we get through the initial sowing and planting and things get growing in the garden there should be lots to share and more photos. … Continue reading

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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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In Our Garden 2013

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While I’ve enjoyed lazing around this winter, like most gardeners I’ve been scouring seeds catalogues, buying more seeds than I have room for and am itching like mad to get back in the garden and CANNOT WAIT until the snow … 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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Dessert worthy of a Meyer Lemon and this and that…

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When they’re in season I always grab a couple bags of Meyer lemons and make all sorts of things with them. Cakes, syrups, cocktails, jam, lemonaid, etc. But when there is a Meyer lemon ripe on my small tree I … Continue reading

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