Monthly Archives: February 2011

Roasted Turnip and White Bean Soup

This is a creamy, hearty, sweet soup perfect to warm up on these unusually cold February days we are having. I had kind of forgot about turnips since the fall, when I found some ready to eat in my garden! … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Plant for Spring-In Theory

After a simply splendid clear sunny weekend I couldn’t wait to get some seeds in the ground, then, most unexpectedly we got snowed on again! Everything was just starting to come to life in the garden and as I planted … Continue reading

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Salal a BC Native Edible Evergreen for Shade and Sun

Where I grew up(rural Vancouver Island) salal grew everywhere like a weed, I was so surprised when I moved to the city to see florists actually selling bouquets of salal! to me it was like selling a bouquet of dandelions! … Continue reading

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Garlic is Growing

After less than a spectacular start I was so happy to see the green spears of garlic stalks coming up all over the back of the garden, in previous years my garlic has sprouted in the fall died back in … Continue reading

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