Monthly Archives: April 2012

Planting seeds

Planting seeds is a miraculous thing.  It is an act of faith to put a dry, lifeless seed in the soil and expect it to spring to life.  Spring is so full of unexpected life and promise.  I am completely … Continue reading

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A few of our favourite things

Compost is definitely one of my favourite things.  Dark, rich, chocolate cake kind of compost.  It is so satisfying to use in the garden and it smells so good. Phil and Bruce put up a two rows of fence posts … Continue reading

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Farm News

Here are a few photos to share from the farm… Some people follow sports teams, I follow greens!  The overwintered kale is fantastic this spring.  Sweet and tender. Arugula will be next with its nutty, softly bitter, and slightly spicy … Continue reading

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Stinging Nettle

The stinging nettle is poking up out of the ground.  Its deep, rich, green leaves are wonderful as a cooked green, or in a nourishing herbal infusion.  I can hardly wait to harvest some and eat it.  If anyone out … Continue reading

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