A “Hard” Lesson Learned: Wind Burned / Sun Scorched Plants!
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A “Hard” Lesson Learned: Wind Burned / Sun Scorched Plants!

Well, we’re into the second week of May and it feels like we went directly from winter to summer! We’ve had temperatures in the high teens and even low twenties (That’s in Celsius, folks)! Hardening Off With the sudden rise in temperatures and the knowledge that we would be planting our tomato and pepper plants…

What To Grow, What To Grow? – How To Plan Your Garden
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What To Grow, What To Grow? – How To Plan Your Garden

Is everyone else as excited as me to welcome the month of May this week? We get to actually consider the possibility of going outside without mittens! Breaking news! I washed and packed away my kid’s snowsuit, winter hats, and mittens! So, we are NOT allowed to have any more snow, Mother Nature! Okay, so,…

How To Make Old Fashion Mustard Pickles Easy
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How To Make Old Fashion Mustard Pickles Easy

Anyone for Old Fashion Mustard Pickles? Keep reading for my full printable recipe and video to learn how to make old fashion mustard pickles. We grew an enormous amount of pickling cucumbers this past year. So many cucumbers in fact, that we were still making pickles during the last few chilly days in October! We…

Starting Tomato and Pepper Plants From Seed – The Low Cost Way!
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Starting Tomato and Pepper Plants From Seed – The Low Cost Way!

Well, here we go with my first blog entry! I’m excited to start sharing my view from our little corner of the world and hope that you’ll find some comradery in our shared experiences, or at least be entertained! So, what’s going on around here you ask? I’m currently in the midst of potty training…