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A Winter Harvest

Last fall, I planted some carrots and beets for a winter harvest. Since Vancouver usually has very mild winters, I figured I would try and see if I could extend the growing season with something that is cold hardy. 291 more words



I. Love. Herbs!

Some of the herbs I grew this past summer include lavender, catnip, chocolate mint, lemon mint, lemon verbena, spearmint, apple mint, english lavender, lemongrass, oregano, thyme, sage, pineapple sage, purple sage, purple basil, sweet basil, tarragon, and rosemary. 35 more words


In Photos: Public Art Venue Opening Night at Homegrown | Pisyo

Homegrown re-opened last Friday, February 5 with Public Art Venue Opening Night, where German artist Nikolaus Schrot did a live painting and several murals by local artists were revealed to the public. 75 more words


When you decide to really go Platteland!

As many of you may well know, it has been a dream of ours to be able to live on a small holding with enough space to grow our own food, have a few animals and be as self-sufficient as possible. 618 more words


Meet the Market

Today is Saturday, which means… farmers market day! I look forward to this EVERY week. It is hands down my favorite weekly activity and rain or shine, it is open and bustling with vendors and consumers getting their weekly fix. 549 more words


Green Pastures, where salad is King

Time to get out of my winter hibernation and share this post about a visit I made at the end of Autumn.

Just a few minutes drive from Norwich is… 637 more words


Spring is Coming!

It has been a while! I’ve been busy over at Letters of Wanderlust, where we are documenting our adventures in Scotland and Ireland! Check it out if you have a case of wanderlust, like us ;) 487 more words