When Winter Becomes Spring…

Here in eastern Ontario the weather was miserable today, with howling winds, freezing rain, ice and some times snow.  Its nice to remember it isn’t like this everywhere! Enjoy a glimpse of the good things to come, and know that in some places they have already begun!   “The flowers of late winter and early…

End of August : What’s new in the garden?

It’s harvest season, and time to begin storing food away for winter like the squirrels!! Our tomato plants have almost finished producing which my husband and my children are taking very badly, … the tomato family !! We still have zucchini to harvest, although they are completely deformed, perfect for Halloween, but once peeled the taste…

A summer garden update and 2 recipes

Here is a glimpse of our garden this month! We can not say we have a dry summer this year. We have had thunderstorms with torrential rains at least 2 times a week and usually more! This is now a problem for work in the fields. Since we had nice weather for 4 days this…

A Garden Update, Some Handy Tips And A Recipe!

Here is an update on how our garden is doing after about a month! We had rain, rain, sun. So …. what is growing best? The weeds are growing faster than our vegetables! It is a constant race! My daughter Fanny and I weed as soon as possible but for now it seems the weeds…

Isabelle’s Garden Notes

After the long winter, we are all excited to go out, to get our hands in the earth, to see our plants grow. So every month or so I’m going to share with our readers my family’s gardening activities ( nothing professional just a family garden). For several years, I have started plants from seed,…