Spring is nearly here and that means seed starting time! If you have a short growing season, or if you just want to make the most of the summer months, starting your seeds indoors is an absolute must. I love starting seeds before it's time to sow them directly into the ground; it feels wonderful … Continue reading 5 Tips for Starting your Seeds Indoors
I started writing this post in February, because for me, February is my prep month. I've already ordered my seeds and have continued on my way to making an indoor salad bar (more on that later!). But, for a lot of people, it's still winter. Like, very winter. Cut to March, and I, along with … Continue reading Quick Tips Before Starting your First Garden
It's the middle of winter, so composting and seeds and gardening isn't at the top of everyone's mind. But, with the New Year came tons of Resolutions (see why I hate New Years' Resolutions here), and a lot of people have been looking towards living a greener life in 2019. Composting is a great … Continue reading How to Compost in the Winter
Potatoes. Is there anything more delicious as a side dish? You don't make friends with salad, unless said salad is potato salad. I plant over 20 hills of potatoes in my garden with a couple of different varieties. This year we only did 3 varieties and left out the baby potatoes because I, honestly, just … Continue reading How to Store Potatoes so They Last (Nearly) all Winter!
Photo cred: Irina Blok I looove carrots. Eating them raw, by themselves, with dip, cooked, in salads, roasted; they're my favourite vegetable. I also try to plant enough food that I can store away during the winter months to make it over the colder part of the year. While my carrots don't last from September … Continue reading How to Store Carrots for Consumption Over Winter