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
This year has been hot and dry. While that meant my cucumbers didn't survive (along with a lot of other produce), my watermelons didn't even make it through June, and everything resulted in a small yield, it also meant that harvest had come early. Which means I had apples ready to go when it was … Continue reading How to Freeze Apple Pie Filling
I'm not a vegan. I'm not even a vegetarian. I wear leather. I drive. I drive a truck. I live outside the city. I believe that carbon taxes won't work (unless we use all the funds for environmentally-friendly energy investments). I don't buy organic. You'd think that I wouldn't live a 'clean' lifestyle, one that … Continue reading 12 Ways you can Live a More Environmentally Friendly Life
Gardening can be relaxing, a great stress-reliever, and a perfect way to get yourself out into nature. Gardening can also be beyond stressful and time-consuming. If you've a small garden, chances are you won't be feeling too stressed with your feet up, enjoying a glass of Iced Tea (or adult bevvy) while you stare into … Continue reading How to Have a Garden and Still Enjoy the Summer