Transform Lawn To Food production. Join the growing number of people, who are taking responsibility for their health, food security and climate change, by planting gardens & trees. I own an Urban Farm Stand that offers fresh organic produce, build new gardens and provide seasonal maintenance for vegetable plots in Comox and Courtenay, BC.
Use up some of your summer mint supply by making this excellent condiment. Cut a generous amount of mint stalks. Remove the best leaves, wash then dry them in a salad spinner. Stuff 2 cups (handfuls) of mint leaves into … Continue reading
It’s the first day of summer, which makes it the perfect time to preserve herbs. Last night, I cut down my entire Oregano and Tarragon plants and placed them in the dehydrator. For the Oregano, I dried the entire stem … Continue reading
It seems to happen to me at least once each spring. I finally get my garden growing and then POOF something bolts to seed before I’ve had a chance to harvest it! This year I am determined to be more diligent … Continue reading
Our rhubarb stalks are plump and ready for picking. Over the next 8 to 10 weeks I’ll harvest the fattest and longest stalks to make Rhubarb Crumble and other flavourful recipes. Rhubarb is a perennial plant that belongs to the … Continue reading
Our year-round vegetable garden is rounding the kale corner. Last season’s curly kale has bolted with the longer spring days of May. The plants have grown many new tender green leaves and along with flowering florets. My grandson, Brusslesprout, loves … Continue reading