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The Impractical Gardener- Spring 2016

Last year’s harvest of our lemon tree resulted in two and a half gallons of lemon juice in our freezer. We use it in daily cooking, desserts and in beverages. 554 more words


Toronto Corporations Keep Buzzing Over Beekeeping

There’s a buzz around the newest employees of Toronto’s corporate offices.

This month the Canadian Broadcast Company joined the Fairmont Royal York and Shangri-La hotels as businesses in Toronto with active beehives on premises. 232 more words

Time for Wine

Saturday was harvest day for my Norton (aka Cynthiana) grapes. After cleaning and sorting I had 16 lbs of fruit from three vines. I have a fourth vine but its on a different terrace level and I didn’t get a net over it. 353 more words


Back in Time Spring 2016

It’s been a while as time has passed quickly this year.  Between starting a new job last spring to planting and developing our first spring garden for our home, it’s been a lot of busy work but not so much posting.   393 more words

Country Living Home And Garden

The Year's Fourth Update in Pictures

It’s time for another trip around the garden in pictures! This year has certainly been a mixed bag in terms of results. Here we are at the end of August, and some things, like the tomatoes, look as though it’s still July. 745 more words


Elementary students plant garden to learn about food

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County students are getting a hands-on experience when it comes to learning about food.

Tuesday, Winchester Elementary students kicked off the first learning garden of the season. 80 more words


Power tools are cool

Sunshine and I built a wooden box for our raised garden bed we are going to try this fall.

I have to say, I’m really proud of how much we… 468 more words