Greenhouse – tomato craziness!

Greenhouse – tomato craziness!

Phew – tomatoes into big pots!  We actually ran out of compost so the remaining plants have to wait…  We always end up with too many tomaotes.  We have a map of the greenhouse (https://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com/garden-plans/1000251/) and so we know...
Kitchen Garden – Coming along!

Kitchen Garden – Coming along!

We spend the long weekend working in the kitchen garden!  We wanted to finish building the raised beds.  We purchased the rough cut wood from Gap Creek (a mill nearby!)  Ten new beds were added to the garden and a new long bed along the west side was started.Many of...
What to do when it’s (still) -20C out?

What to do when it’s (still) -20C out?

Seed inventory!  Finally broke out the garden plans and started slotting in what we are going to grow in 2019.  We still have a ways to go… Just finished stacking wood outside the front door so we can spend a cozy evening inside!  All the animals are “in...
Dinner at Akesi Farms

Dinner at Akesi Farms

Here is one of our last dinners with fresh items from the greenhouse at the end of October.tomatoes (greenhouse)potatoes (kitchen garden)carrots (traded with a neighbour for them!)lamb (Eagle Creek Farms)mint sauce (herb garden)We live an amazing...
Last greenhouse harvest

Last greenhouse harvest

This was the last harvest out of the greenhouse at the end of October.  Mostly herbs.  We’ll try to keep the rosemary alive in the house over the winter but we probably don’t have a window that gets enough light.All the garden beds in the greenhouse are...
Witch Stick – Hot Peppers?

Witch Stick – Hot Peppers?

We grew a bunch of peppers this summer called “Witch Stick”.  You would assume they are quite hot…  nope!  We purchased the seeds from West Coast Seeds.  https://www.westcoastseeds.com/shop/vegetable-seeds/pepper-seeds/hot-pepper-seeds/witch-stick/We...

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