Cucumber Trellis

Cucumbers are a versatile vegetable to grow in our home gardens. They taste wonderful sliced on to green salads, diced for a taco condiment, grated into tzatziki, or just fresh off the vine. The small pickling variety of cucumbers are a quick addition … Continue reading

Urbanite Raised Beds

I started creating our backyard vegetable garden beds two years ago, using random materials that I found on our new property. Some rocks, bricks and pieces of wood were used to retain a couple of the beds, but the rest were just dug out of … Continue reading

Starting Vegetable Seeds

I admit it … I went a little crazy when ordering vegetable seeds in January. Over 30 glorious packages arrived from West Coast Seeds in early February (adding to my seed hoarding habit). Since we haven’t got a greenhouse built yet, … Continue reading

Make Cents

Some days it can truly seem like madness. We ride the ever-circulating merry-go-round of life which is filled with working, earning, spending, repeat, work, earn, spend. More and more these days it seems like people are working long hours to earn … Continue reading