Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe

Do you grow your own garlic? Did you know that the entire plant is not only edible, but super delicious!!  We have a good amount of wild garlic in our gardens, and other then looking pretty, I was never sure what to do with it. After some research, I learned that the options are endless! Continue reading “Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe”

Why You Should Grow Your Own Lettuce

It seems just like yesterday that I anxiously published the post Little Lettuce Going to Feed Me Someday. This is my first year growing Lettuce in my garden and I was so excited to start harvesting fresh, yummy salads everyday!  Well, just a couple of weeks later we have SO MUCH LETTUCE! I hate the ideaContinue reading “Why You Should Grow Your Own Lettuce”

Homemade Plant Fertilizer

I love watching my plants thrive after getting a good dose of fertilizer! They pop right up, turn greener and you can almost watch them get bigger! Commercial fertilizers are not a great option for me for several reasons! They are full of chemicals (that leach right into your fruits and vegetables) and are justContinue reading “Homemade Plant Fertilizer”

Pretty Like a Flower, Tasty Like Food

In my opinion, if you plant something in your garden, ideally, you should be able to eat it. Gardening takes water, valuable time and money to grow, so you minus well reap the rewards! There are so many beautiful herbs and vegetables that have flowers and look just like other perennials you can spend hundredsContinue reading “Pretty Like a Flower, Tasty Like Food”

Holy Rhubarb 

I love me some rhubarb. Check out my recipes page for yummy spiced rhubarb jam! I recently moved my Rhubarb from one part of my yard to another because it was starting to get holes from pests. The stalks were perfectly fine, but the leaves were showing some major damage.  Pests are not typically aContinue reading “Holy Rhubarb “

Please Peas, Grow Faster!

It’s that time of year when the garden is just starting to pop out of the ground and tease you with its brilliant colours and shapes. You can almost taste it already!  One if my favourite snacks is snow peas right off the plants. Every day I go out to the garden to see ifContinue reading “Please Peas, Grow Faster!”