Hot Beds on Cold Nights

Hot Beds on Cold Nights

It’s cold outside! How can we possibly be thinking of early spring vegetables at this time of the year? If you are anything like us, you are doing just that. In our region, the winters are cold enough for...
Now is the Time for Garlic!

Now is the Time for Garlic!

By now we’ve all turned on our heating and are acclimatising to shorter days. Yes, winter is here and any thoughts of gardening are probably not high on your agenda. It’s the time of the year when we do...
Overwinter with Green Manure Crops

Overwinter with a Green Manure Crop

Now it's autumn, many of our vegetable crops are finished and those garden plots that are not full of overwintering vegetables are bare. The one thing you do not want in your garden is bare garden beds. The...
What to plant in Autumn

What to plant in Autumn

We love autumn in the vegetable garden. We look forward to working outside in the cooler temperatures, a welcome change from those hot days of summer. The frenetic pace of planting vegetables in spring and...
Where Will All These Vegetables Go?

Where Will All These Vegetables Go?

Everyone thinks of Spring as the time of abundance in the vegetable garden. By now, you'll know the truth - it's really Summer and early Autumn. At this time of the year, the garden is full. Most of the...
Flowers... Not Just a Pretty Face

Flowers… Not Just a Pretty Face

Flowers make a great splash in the garden... But did you know that not only can they grace your table in a vase, but you can eat them too?! Well, maybe not all flowers. Only some are edible and once you know...
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Everyone has room for a vegetable garden!

Do you think you can't have a vegetable garden because you don't live on one of those traditional quarter acre suburban blocks? Don't despair. There are many ways you can grow vegetables successfully and...
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“Black thumb”? No Such Thing!

It's Spring! The days are getting longer and warmer. This is the time of the year on our farm when we say goodbye to lazy days. Our planting lists are long and the greenhouse is full. It is also a time of...