July, 2014 “one for the record books” >> my worst year of gardening. It started out in the spring: between the extremely cold and long winter, where I’d usually be cleaning up the gardens in March, I didn’t get to tha...
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Location: SW Ontario, Canada
Hardiness Zone: 5b
Born and raised on a farm, rural life is in my blood, although I wouldn't consider myself as a farmer-type person.
I do, however, enjoy my backyard!
My GARDENING GOALS
* to grow as much of my food as possible on my little piece of land
* to create a personal retreat in my backyard so that I do not need to travel in order to find a place to relax
* to re-develop my front yard into its natural state of being part of the northern-most part of the Carolinian Forest
-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)
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We have asparagus.. LOTS and LOTS of asparagus!! I am giving it away and using it for other than “steamed with some butter on top”. Asparagus Soup Saute in large pot: 1 large onion, chopped adding some salt, pepper, and turme...
Last year, I posted the following list of trees. Fruit Treesapple – imperial galaapple – debonaireapple – shamrockpear – ?pear – claps variety (garden/espalier)pear – anjoupeach – Red havenpeach – early red haven << Didn’t surviveap...