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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all my blogging friends. Thankyou for visiting and commenting on my blog over the year it is wonderful to have so many online wordpress friends.The last month has been challenging for me because I have injured my spine and cannot sit or stand for very long! 112 more words


Do this now to be healthier instantly

I was inspired to write this post after seeing my Word Press Daily Prompt email today. The one word prompt was, “artificial”. The minute my brain sorted out those 10 letters it clicked! 253 more words

Edible Garden

Berry Bulletin Sept 22, 2016

Printable version: 16-16-berry-bulletin-09-22-16

Evaluate the  berry bulletin –click here 

June bearing strawberries– Leaf diseases such as powdery mildew, angular leaf spot, leaf scorch and common leaf spot often build up in August and September.  757 more words


OBGA Twilight Meeting

Tuesday September 13, 2016
Barrie Hill Farms
2935 Barrie Hill Rd., Barrie

If you are old enough to remember the last summer tour at Barrie Hill in 1998, you will be amazed at the growth and progress that has taken place since then.  250 more words


Danish"Hindbærsnitter" - frosted raspberry pop tarts!

I have tasted Hindbærsnitter twice in my life. Today, making these, and a year ago, when I made my first batch ever of Hindbærsnitter. This was embarrassingly enough also my first taste of hindbærsnitter after 5 years in Denmark, where these sweet pop-tart-looking things appear and are sold in every bakery  you go by. 610 more words


Dry soil conditions impact on nutrient availability

Deanna Németh, Horticulture Sustainability Specialist

Although the past week brought some much needed rain, many locations in Ontario were experiencing prolonged dry soil conditions.  These extended periods of very dry soil conditions can reduce Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K) availability to plants.   482 more words


How effective are foliar applied nutrients in dry weather?

Christoph Kessel, Soil Fertility Specialist (Horticulture), OMAFRA 

Many parts of Ontario have seen extremely warm weather and below average rainfall this season. With this weather the soils are drier as well.   453 more words