Well, I have to admit that last fall I made my first colossal screw up in my application of the 100 Mile Diet, what I call the 100 Foot Diet Garden. The worst part of my screw up is that it didn’t show up until this spring. So just what was my screw up? Well, as [...]
This morning I found the first sign of spring in our front yard garden boxes; the garlic we planted last fall is sprouted.
The harvest continues; And the beet goes on;
The 100 Foot Diet we have going on here, supplied from our garden is picking up steam. While our super-slow-to-begin green beans kept our attention, the climber beans were going gang-busters. They are now producing like crazy. Our carrots are also filling the garden chock-a-block full. Every time we feel like eating a carrot we [...]
My leftovers from Wordless Wednesday…
On the weekend the family and I went over to the Coquitlam Farmer’s Market which is held every Sunday in the Dogwood Pavilion parking lot (Poirier and Winslow Streets) in, you guessed it, Coquitlam. I was impressed with the visual display of local produce (if you count berries from Abbotsford as local). [...]
Amazing what a few consecutive days of sunshine and heat will do for a garden. Last week I posted photos of my garden and the beans were nothing. The ONE plant that had sprouted looked weak and lonely. On Sunday the new beans exploded out of the ground!
Because the kids are out playing in the tent I set up in the backyard, I have a couple more minutes to share a SECOND blog post with you, yes two in one day!! SO here is a pictorial update on our suburban gardening adventures, or, as I call it, our 100 foot diet. Yes, [...]
Update on our 100 Foot diet… The potatoes are coming along quite nicely. I will indubitably have to add more lawn cuttings around the base of the potato plants in the coming days… And possibly because the weather has been so [...]