On growing garlic

This year, I joined a number of gardening groups on social media. Either local groups or cold climate/zone 3 gardening groups. It's pretty cool to see how many first time gardeners have been joining the groups and asking all sorts of questions. This is the time of year for planting hard neck garlic, as we … Continue reading On growing garlic

Our 2021 garden: cleanup up and high raised bed progress

While I was working on the garlic, my daughter did a whole bunch of clean up! She pulled the Dorinny corn stalks that were next to the squash tunnel, then pulled all the squash, gourds and melon. Aside from the sunflowers, which we will be leaving for the deer to nibble on in the winter, … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: cleanup up and high raised bed progress

Our 2021 garden: clean up, little harvests and high raised bed progress

It was a chilly day for it, but we got quite a bit done cleaning up in the garden today. My focus was on finishing with the abandoned carrot bed that was half done yesterday. This is how it was left lat night. The second half had the Kyoto Red carrots planted, and after the … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: clean up, little harvests and high raised bed progress

Today’s progress: high raised bed and half a carrot bed. Plus, a robocall with a difference!

One of the things about living our here is that phone calls are pretty rare things. We like it that way. Every now and then, we'll get a robocall. Sometimes, from political parties, for conference call town hall meetings, or urgent messages telling us that we are about to be arrested by Canada Revenue for … Continue reading Today’s progress: high raised bed and half a carrot bed. Plus, a robocall with a difference!