Urban Potatoes Rock!

Now, there is something truly delicious about roasted potatoes with rosemary. It has to be one of my favourite baked dishes 🙂 So naturally I wanted to have the experience of growing my own organic potatoes. Unfortunately potatoes have gained a bit of a bad reputation due to the common habit of deep frying them.…

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5 steps for healthy plants

It is well known among organic growers that all learning in agriculture must begin with the observation of nature and an in-depth study of what is meant by the “law of unity” (togetherness law). Cocannouer (1950) suggests that our success or failure with ecological gardens depends greatly on our knowledge of this law and how…

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Worms Worms and More Worms

Today I found an earthworm egg. Very exciting! This little white ball of love can hold several young worms. Young worms hatch from their eggs in between three weeks to five months. The gestation period varies for different species of worms. It also depends on environmental conditions such as temperature and soil moisture. Charles Darwin…

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Create an edible balcony with a container garden

Container gardening is not for the faint-hearted. It requires time and a little more patience but if you have a small space, it is the solution! When I became pregnant with my son I decided I wanted to live near the beach  so I could go enjoy beach walks. My apartment had a very small…

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How to make a Butterfly Garden

Throughout history, butterflies have been a subject of fascination for child and adult alike.  Many ancient civilizations believed that butterflies were symbols of the human spirit. The Greeks believed that a new human spirit was born every time a butterfly emerged from its cocoon. They used the same word “psyche” for both butterflies and the spirit.…

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