Planting Autumn Garlic

Harvesting Garlic

Can you ever have enough garlic?  I know we used 10 cloves in tonight’s dinner  alone, so I’m already worried that we don’t have enough to last the winter.  After disappointing seasons of not being able to grow garlic at all we’ve had great results the last few years. With a little practice, garlic is […]

How to: Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Photos of saving tomato seeds

Saving your own tomato seeds is rather fun and has all sorts of benefits. Preserving heirloom seeds, ensuring a supply of your own favourites for next year, helping protect seed diversity, making a giant mess of stinky fermenting goo, it’s all there! It’s also pretty easy. As part of our seed selling business we save […]

Project 365: week twenty six: June 25th, 2011 – July 1st, 2011


June 25th, 2011 Hazel meets a skunk. June 26th, 2011 Rebecca picks strawberries in the garden. June 27th, 2011 Potato blossoms. June 28th, 2011 Mint for more quinao salad. June 29th, 2011 This is what summer looks like at our house. June 30th, 2011 Squash blossom.  I think its a patty pan but really it […]

Wordless Wednesday: Arugula Growing in Eavestrough.

After seeing a tutorial on growing greens in “gutters” over on apartment therapy we had to try it.  Here is our arugula growing in some eavestrough along the side of our porch.  Tastes great and it’s a great use of previously unused space, which just makes more room for carrots in the garden. We turned […]