Monthly Archives: July 2015

Enjoying the Garden Bounty – Young Borscht, New Potatoes and Broccoli

July 29, 2015 Wow, the garden is overflowing with organic produce just crying out to be picked. It’s like having a grocery store in your back yard. We started the morning with a green smoothie made from fresh picked raspberries … Continue reading

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Jungle Garden

July 24, 2015 In the last couple of weeks the garden has gone nuts. We were watering it with lake water but lately we have had warm weather and plenty of rain, perfect conditions for creating a jungle garden. I … Continue reading

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Lake Side – Before

July 25, 2015 I have been working on the various gardens in the yard and have them pretty much under control. We are not starting any new beds this summer, nor are we doing any landscaping around the house. Once … Continue reading

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Wild Edibles – Mint – and Wayside Flowers

June 30, 2015 I have been thumbing through The Boreal Herbal by Beverley Gray trying to improve my herbal knowledge and looking for new wild edibles to add to our diet. One of the plants I most hoped to find … Continue reading

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