Category: Gardening

A peak through the high tunnel door that shows the lush plants with nice fertile soil.

Throughout my years of avid gardening, I have come to learn that the trick to a bountiful garden is nutrient rich soil. Soil health is a complex and intricate science that a person could spend years studying. We have many ways that we help maintain fertile soil in our gardens. Keep reading to learn some … Read more

Easy Soft Sandwich Bread Recipe on a wooden counter.

Introduction To me, making bread is more of a comforting hobby than a task. Kneading the dough by hand can be both therapeutic and satisfying. Does a soft and fluffy slice of bread with melted butter sound delicious? If so, I have the perfect simple six ingredient bread recipe for you. Whether you prefer white … Read more

A row of orange pumpkin looking squash in a line against a wooden wall.

Squash is one of those vegetables that is very easy to grow and one of my favorites! For the most part, growing squash can be very hands-off if done the proper way. Follow my guide, and you will learn how to sit back and watch your squash seeds grow into squash plants that flourish. Types … Read more

A bowl of yellow colored tomato soup and a plate of a grilled cheese sandwich.

Introduction This fresh tomato soup recipe blender can be made with either roasted fresh tomatoes or canned tomato paste. It has just 5 simple ingredients and has a subtly sweet and creamy flavor. It can be made from start to finish in less than an hour, but tastes like it simmered all day. I won’t … Read more

A stainless steel bucket with red tomatoes, one yellow tomato, and one green bell pepper.

Tomatoes are a garden vegetable that is very sensitive to the cold. Therefore, growing tomatoes in cooler climates can be a little more tricky than growing them in warmer climates. With 20 years of gardening experience in British Columbia in USDA Garden Zone 3, I have learned some tricks to grow tomatoes in cooler temperatures. … Read