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 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
It’s January, which is typically dark and wet on the west coast. I’m spending a fair amount of time indoors by the warm fire, planning my food gardens for the upcoming season. In previous years, I’ve set myself goals such … Continue reading
Winter is an exciting time of year for those of us who have grand gardening plans. Seed catalogs arrive in the mailbox, or we scour the online lists, filled with flower & vegetable seeds that we dream of growing. If … Continue reading