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Category Archives: How Does Your Garden Grow?
We have had an absolutely gorgeous fall here in Atlantic Canada. Warm temperatures and sunny days have meant the longest gardening season we have ever had. I am still harvesting the odd lettuces and spinach, many of the herbs are … Continue reading
I know I haven’t been writing here as much as usual. Thanks to all of you who have stuck with me through this busy time and still read my posts. You mean the world to me! We have been … Continue reading
The nights are getting cooler, the leaves are starting to turn, and my garden is starting to look a lot more brown than green. It is time for the fall harvest. After another two frosty evenings in a row, some … Continue reading
Midsummer is one of the best times of the gardening year. The big work of putting in the garden is over, the veggies are established, the annuals are blooming, and it is time to enjoy the fruits of our labours. … Continue reading
Yesterday, hubby and I were treated to a garden tour in a nearby town. Although the heat was stifling, we had a great day visiting some beautiful gardens and chatting with other gardeners. It was really neat to see what … Continue reading
How are your gardens coming along? I am away from mine this week, but when I left the vegetable garden was coming along well (despite an attack of cabbage worms along with our cucumber beetles) and I had just finished getting … Continue reading
We have been very lucky with our gardens the past few years that we have not had a lot of trouble with insects on our favourite crops. Not so this year. Not too long after they sprouted, the leaves of … Continue reading
These 4 herbs are meant to be together. “Are you going to Scarborough Fair….” If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you can find the song here. These were the first herbs to be planted in our garden, and all … Continue reading
How are your gardens coming? With all the wet weather, we’ve been experiencing a slow start this year, but the potatoes and onions are flourishing and I ate my first radish yesterday! Today I will continue my series on herbs … Continue reading
For the next few weeks, while the garden plants are settling in or sprouting, I thought I would feature the herbs that I grow in my garden. Next to tomatoes, they are the garden plants I get asked about the most. … Continue reading