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 am very grateful for the recent storm, which brought much needed rain to the Comox Valley. A bit of wind played havoc in my front garden. However, everything that was slightly damaged, or fell off its branch, I was … Continue reading
Each year around this time, I make 5-8 lasagnas to preserve my own “fast food”. Each lasagna is filled with my own concocted meat sauce, Swiss chard, garlic, onions, peppers and oregano from the garden plus a cheesey centre layer. … Continue reading
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