It was a lovely day and there was a very good turn out at the Home and Garden Tour which is a fund raiser for PHC (People for a Healthy Community). We were able to view most of the 11 fabulous homes and gardens that were on display in the four hours that we had committed to. The… Read more »
One of the wonderful things about living close to the ocean is seaweed. It is the best fertilizer for your garden and so easy to collect from the beach, plus it’s free. We have a small trailer that we hook up to our car and use garbage cans to transport the seaweed from the beach. Seaweed breaks down… Read more »
I have been spending a fair amount of time looking online at farm co-op’s and how they are started and run. I looked at Glen Valley farm’s website located in the Fraser Valley and was inspired by what they have created there, a successful model of co-operative organic agriculture. The goals of this co-op is… Read more »
I love this time of year, the air is clear and crisp but summer’s warmth still lingers. And the garden, I adore picking all the things a late summer garden has to offer. See the tomato rabbit?
How easy it is to grow and how beautiful when harvested. We grew garlic for the first time this year. Just plant cloves in the fall and they are ready to harvest in late July, no fuss they almost take care of themselves. And they are out of the ground early enough to make a last… Read more »