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MIA

I apologize for being awol as of late.  I need some time to kick cancer’s ass and will be back in fighting form before too long. Enjoy the rest of the summer! S.

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Genius or Gimmick?

Like many of us, I have been curious about the recent upside-down gardening fad, but have been reluctant to jump in.  Until, that is, I realized a bought a greenhouse which had, until last week, several metres of unused space, … Continue reading

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A Practical Elegance

Some of you will remember my aesthetically unpleasing yet wonderfully utilitarian apparatus from Lee Valley.  It was pressed into service again this year; for more information please click here. Here we have the crowd pleasing sugar snap peas alongside some … Continue reading

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Hurry up and wait

Having this lovely, empty greenhouse in my backyard has been a mixed blessing these last couple of weeks.  We’ve been plagued by electrical problems and I still haven’t been able to get it wired properly.  A lesson in delayed gratification … Continue reading

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A Second Spring

I love fall planting; after spring it’s my second favourite time of the year! As you can see I’ve added some Rhubarb swiss chard, more kale, Canary Yellow swiss chard, radicchio, some Paris Island romaine and some Rouge D’Hiver romaine, … Continue reading

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You look away for a moment…

And all of a sudden your garden is out of control and has taken on a life of its own.  As you can see here, the Red Russian Kale has gone to flower, the spinach, kale and swiss chard have … Continue reading

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