Time to Plan Your Winter Veggies

If we are dependent on the supermarket for every piece of food on every plate we dish up, we are absolutely at the mercy of fluctuating prices. And when I say “fluctuating”, I mean “rising”. Currently, cauliflowers are almost $9 each. Two months ago, they were half...

Lazy Gardening Often Yields the Best Harvest

Unpopular opinion: “Lazy gardening” often yields the best harvests. Actually it’s more like a time-proven strategy than an opinion… Let some of your plants go to seed. Let them die and fall from the plant and rot into the earth. Plant your winter crops, harvest and...

Create Change: Plant a Garden

I saw some click-bait this morning about the most “terrifying” aisle at the supermarket. The article was referring to the price of veggies and fruit which went up 7.3% and 3.7% respectively between March and June 2022. I get that it’s fear-driven journalism tactics to...

Tips for Harvesting and Preserving

When people see my veggie patch, I’m usually met with comments about how much weeding must be involved. Actually, weeding takes a very small portion of time. I tend to pick a few weeds out each time I walk past so it never feels like an onerous task. What is onerous...

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