Category Archives: Gardening

Garden Planning

As I sit here looking out my window at the -32 C weather that we are getting my mind drifts to warmer more sunny days working in the garden. Which made me think that this would be the perfect time … Continue reading

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Self Watering Planters

The last post got me to thinking about what else has come in handy during this extended heat wave and the next thing that came to mind was our self watering planters. They have kept our plants looking simply amazing … Continue reading

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Weed Scout

I am not a big fan of big pharma or Ag chemical companies but sometimes they inadvertently create tools that can help eco friendly farmers and sustainable acreage owners. Weed scout is one of these such tools or App to … Continue reading

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Alberta Agriculture and Forestry programs & services

Those of you that live in Alberta will find the information and services listed on the “Alberta Agriculture and Forestry programs and services”  website quite helpful. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Programs And Services (http://www.agriculture.alberta.ca/app52/programsservices) Even if you live in another … Continue reading

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Worm Farming Update

Summer is in full swing and so is my worm farm. Since the ambient air temperature has been over 13 degrees Celsius, my worms appetites have kicked into over drive. Just the other day I went foraging around my raise … Continue reading

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Garrett Juice

Garrett Juice Garrett Juice evolved over a period of years as I would tell readers and callers how to make an effective foliar feeding mix. The mix has always had compost, tea, molasses and seaweed, but the other ingredients have varied. Through … Continue reading

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The Dirt Doctor

I was listening to an episode on the survival podcast with Jack Spirko and he had nothing but good things to say about Howard Garrett aka “The Dirt Doctor”. So I checked out his site and you tube channel and … Continue reading

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