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.
I had a fabulous day in the vegetable garden. It’s taken a while this year but I am finally able to do some harvesting rather than just weeding! All day long I’ve been bringing bits and buckets of edible … Continue reading
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