Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Year’s Gardening Resolutions 2011

Happy new Year! Like every year I am starting out with the best gardening intentions! Looking back at 2010 I have been so surprised at how much food came out of my little garden. It’s a learning process, mostly to … Continue reading

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T’is the Season of Snacks and Parties-Hot Baked Spinach Dip

who has attended a fall or winter gathering where there was not some version of spinach dip being served? For my own home grown twist on this old standby I am using bulls blood beet leaves instead of spinach. In … Continue reading

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Simple Kale with White Wine and Lemon

Kale is one of the few things I still have left in my garden, I am whole heartedly trying to find better ways to eat kale. I find sautéed kale is often chewy, stringy and verging on leathery, surprisingly the … Continue reading

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Perennial “Evergreen” Bunching Onions

year round green onions! I have not purchased green onions for over a year! About two years ago I planted these perennial bunching onions from Seeds of Victoria what a surprising wonderful find.  In my garden they grow not only as … Continue reading

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Pruning Lavender

Yes this seems kind of late in the season to just start pruning the lavender!  Truth be told I have not gotten around to cutting anything back for fall and its nearly Christmas! Lavender is one of those plants that … Continue reading

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Roasted Winter Squash with Black Pepper Five Spice Sauce

My squash did not work at all this year, not even summer squash my “massive” harvest from all four plants was a 3 baby zucchinis! Thankfully Local organic squash is plentiful around here. This is my version of asian five … Continue reading

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High Bush Blueberry Fall and Winter Colour

I already have 12 low bush “North Sky” blueberry plants but this year I also planted 3 high bush “Duke”s, The blueberries sort of fit into my edible hedge project, they are still really small about 18” tall but they … Continue reading

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