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Keyhole Garden Progress – December

We just received a few photos back from Theo, one of our partners in Kageyo, Rwanda.  He just sent us a few photos of the progress of the gardens.  These gardens are already producing vegetables for the communities.  To read…

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Extra Tips For Your Cold Frame Project? Yes Please!

A lot of people have asked for more information about the use of cold frames for their gardens over the winter. We’ve put together some more in-depth tips below. Soil/Plant Maintenance During the winter months, watering and maintaining fertility levels…

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Do Cold Frames Give Your Garden Super Powers?

Ever hear expert gardeners talk about cold frames and how amazing they are for the growing season? What are ‘Cold Frames’? Cold frames are similar to greenhouses in that they are structures with rigid sides and a glass/plexiglass roof, which…

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How To Enjoy Your Garden All Winter Long

Who else wants to enjoy the great taste (and health benefits) of garden fruits and vegetables all year long? It’s easy to do, if you have a freezer. Not everything you grow in your garden will retain its flavour, texture…

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The ‘Drying Your Herb’ Blurb

We guarantee that once you have experienced the taste of herbs dried from your own garden that you will immediate prefer them to any store bought options. Try it, we dare you! The three types of plants that can be…

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Heirloom Vegetables For The Next Ten Years?

Over the past several years we have grown heirloom varieties of vegetables on our farm. Along with the popularity of these varieties, it allows us the option of saving seeds and is one way of being sustainable, self sufficient and…

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Canadian Hard Cider – Part 1 – Create a Starter

The first part of beginning your Hard Cider recipe is to obtain all of your ingredients.  We’ve obtained the following:   Ingredients: 6 gallons of fresh UV pasteurized, unsweetened organic cider 3 jars of local honey 2 packages of white…

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Canadian Hard Cider – Intro

Fall comes quickly here in Canada, and as the season changes as does the produce.  Gorgeous squash of all shapes, sizes and colors appear in the fields along with pumpkins.  Spicy scents of fallen leaves, pine cones and acorns fill…

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Winter Gardening: Brussels Sprouts

Another cold season crop we like to over winter at our farm is Brussels sprouts. Brussel sprouts are a member of the cabbage family that are very hearty and will withstand frosty temperatures in the fall and winter months. Their…

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