Creating a No-Dig Bed

Creating a No-Dig bed is one of the quickest and easiest ways to build a garden space for vegetables. A variety of organic materials are layered on top of sod, or bare land, to create nutrient-rich soil for plants to … Continue reading

Pitt Meadows ~ Part 3

Growing a vegetable garden is so much more than just growing vegetables.  There is something grounding about tilling soil and watching plants evolve that adds a huge dimension to our lives. For me, it’s very comforting to be surrounded with … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Experiment

I can tell it’s November by watching the rain fall sideways. Today’s To-Do list included  mulching my garlic bulbs with straw but I thought I’d get blown away, and who knows where the straw would end up?  I brewed a … Continue reading

Pitt Meadows ~ Part 2

During the 2006 & 2007 growing seasons, our small vegetable garden continued to provide us with fresh vegetables. I rotated crops between the beds, so that heavy feeders wouldn’t completely deplete nutrients and to enable nitrogen producing plants to feed … Continue reading