GrowOya ~ Porous Clay Irrigation Vessel

I have to say, when my GrowOya arrived in the mail all I wanted to do was go plant my garden!  Then a bit of depression crept up on me because, well, I live in Saskatchewan, Canada……and pretty much everything is still frozen here.  So I got creative and planted some (hopefully soon to be) […]

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Raincoast Books – Best Dressed!

I love salads. I seriously could live on them! In fact, our menu plan right now has a “meal salad” planned for one day each week! Let’s face it – you can get everything you need in a salad. It’s much simpler to keep your fruits and vegetables to half your plate if over half […]

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The Sneaky Chef! ~Giveaway!

It’s no secret to any of my faithful followers that I love cookbooks! So you won’t be surprised that I jumped on the offer to review “Sneaky Blends” by Missy Chase Lapine! Let’s see now…..how many of you have (had) children who didn’t like to eat their vegetables versus how many have children who LOVE […]

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The Complete Root Cellar Book!

I grew up on a farm and my Mom always had a large garden and we enjoyed garden goods all winter long. There’s nothing quite like home grown veggies and potatoes straight from the ground to the table! While my Mom never had a “root cellar”, the house I grew up in was an early […]

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Cool Season Gardener!

There’s something about spring that makes some of us get itchy feet. And itchy fingers. Itchy to get in the soil. To plant seeds. To see pretty green shoots coming up. To see the leaves starting to pop out of their buds. Spring! Us folks in wintry Canada love spring! I’ve always been intrigued by […]

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