Garden Plans – 2018

Garden Plans – 2018

We have planned most of our garden spaces for this year.  It was the first time we put a lot of thought into what we are going to plant where.  We also have a seed inventory for the first time! We are using the garden planned from Mother Earth News.  It is nice that...
Roast Potatoes

Roast Potatoes

We were gifted a Nigella Lawson cookbook years ago!  In it there is a recipe for roasted potatoes that calls for goose fat…  We always wanted to try it but didn’t have such a thing! Now, we have goose fat and duck fat!  (Well, we DID have these things...
Starting tomatoes indoors…

Starting tomatoes indoors…

This lighting system came with the greenhouse and we are finally going to try and use it! It’s all setup in the kitchen ready to start some tomatoes/hot peppers. No, we still haven’t figured out where we will keep the plants when they get too big to fit on...
Seed Inventory…

Seed Inventory…

In an attempt to better plan our gardens this year, we started with a seed inventory! It took a couple of hours.  We didn’t even buy any seeds in 2017!  We now have a spreadsheet of all the seeds we have! We have also started mapping out our gardens...
Saskatoon Pie!

Saskatoon Pie!

Saskatoon pie! Pastry wasn’t something that was made in our kitchen very often until recently. We’ve been practicing!  Here’s the latest attempt. We purchased excellent saskatoons from Solstice Berry farm. The pie was supposed to go into the...

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