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Mama's Homemade Tomato Juice

Today was a bit of a sad day as I just pulled out all but one of my Russian ‘Black Krim’ tomato bushes.  They were 99% dead and finished fruiting :( We have enjoyed such a wonderful harvest from them and had no fruit fly problems at all when covering with the old stockings (will use this trick again. 176 more words



Summer came and went!!  How does that happen so quickly?  Does time seem to be speeding up for everyone??

I think time goes quickly when you are busy!  391 more words


Canning for the nervous beginner

I suppose it was inevitable that as naturally as fall follows summer, canning follows gardening. When you’re gardening, you quickly realize that a) gardening is a lot of hard, manual work, and b) it’s not that much more work to fill a few more pots and sow a few more rows while you’re busy grubbing on your hands and knees. 1,387 more words

Saskatoon Life

Rain makes for Muddy Harvest

Another growing season is quickly coming to an end. We are happy that a nice weekend is predicted so that we can get a lot of clean-up done in the field. 1,263 more words

Drunk Pascal Beats Netflix and Alters my Circadian Rhythm

I’ve been a night owl since I was a teenager. Have had difficulty sleeping forever. It got worse when I was writing my thesis. I worked mainly at night, all night, because I found it easier to concentrate when it was dark and quiet outside. 1,294 more words

Putting By for Winter

September 19, 2015

The idea of being self sufficient has always appealed to me. While there is no way we will be becoming totally self sufficient any time soon, I have managed to put a lot of produce away for winter. 354 more words


My Personal Roasted Tomato Sauce

Late summer, it’s all about tomatoes. To see how many you can eat, how many ways you can use them, how many can you save for the chilly parts of the year when they are horrible in the store. 566 more words

Thomas Leggate