Planning a Potager

You may be asking yourself when you read the title of this blog–what is a potager? Potager is french for kitchen garden. When I plant my garden I always include herbs and pretty flowers. In a sense that is the concept behind a potager. A kitchen garden is usually right outside your kitchen door where … More Planning a Potager

Happy Earth Day

This year my container garden is going to be dedicated to herbs and tomatoes. On earth day I went to our local nursery and purchased my tomato plants. Because our apartment does not have much sunlight coming in I am forced to buy mature tomato plants for my garden. I am growing other things from … More Happy Earth Day

Permaculture

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about permaculture lately, and like I, wondered what on earth is all the buzz about? Initially, I’ll be honest –all I saw when I looked at the word was culture, and I immediately thought it was a new group to join. So what does permaculture really mean? Permaculture is … More Permaculture

Blog Dedication

This blog is dedicated to my great- great- grandfather Manuel (4th generation farmer) pictured here with my great-great-grandmother. Many many years ago now he bought his first farm in Ontario, Canada and soon after helped to frame his first barn–his pride and joy. Shortly afterward he contracted pneumonia and refusing to rest properly died at … More Blog Dedication