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.
My best indeterminate tomato crops have been staked and pruned to one main stem. The purpose of staking tomatoes is to keep vines from getting unruly. It also keeps the ripening fruit off of the ground, where it will spoil … Continue reading
June and July is a very important time of year to start seeds. Just when we want to sit back and sip lemonade in our gardens, we need to sow more seeds for fall and winter food. Once I harvest … Continue reading
I find that I can get most of my herbs dried in May and June. The best time to harvest herbs for drying is when they are lush and just before they flower. If you miss that window, no problem, … Continue reading
Chard is my favourite variety of leafy vegetable. It is easy to grow, produces 20x more greenery than spinach. It also isn’t tough, like kale can be. I sell oodles of Chard at my Farmstand and add it to most … Continue reading
I have grand aspirations to expand our garden’s production this year and to increase the Lawn to Food Urban Farmstand sales, by offering a new variety of items. My garden plan includes doing more succession planting to up vegetable yields … Continue reading