How To Grow Food In Containers – VIDEO

How To Grow Food In Containers – VIDEO

Spring is coming and grocery bills are exploding! Do something about it this year. If you don’t have the space or time to build a garden bed, don’t worry, grow in containers. Watch my video and I will show you what to grow, how to plant, what soil to buy and my favourite soil additives […]

Gardening Session – Blackberries

Gardening Session – Blackberries

In the UK it is said not to pick Blackberries after October 11 (Old Michaelmas Day) because the devil has spoiled them. While the berries may become spoiled and molded, it may have more to do with the cooler, wetter weather around this time, than the devil himself, but who knows right? Blackberries grow best […]

Gardening Session – Peppers

Gardening Session – Peppers

Peppers one of my favourite vegetables! They are native to Central and South America and were grown extensively by the Aztecs. Seeds have been found that date back to 7000 BC. Columbus thought he had tasted black pepper, which was really pricey at that time. But the spiciness was due to the hot peppers. This […]

Gardening Session – Tomatoes

Tomatoes originated in the Andes Mountain range, they came to North America at the same time corn did, 2000 years ago, during the human migration. They were first thought to be poisonous due to their strong smell and crazy coloured berries. I personally believe tomatoes act like a weed. They take over, and will come […]

Gardening Session – Beans

Beans have been around forever, 8000 BC. I personally have never met a bean I didn’t like. Native Americans planted beans with corn and squash (three sisters) this gives the beans something to grow up, the squash covers the ground keeping in water, and it provides starch and protein. Bean’s best friends are corn, celery, […]

Gardening Session – Cucumbers

Cucumbers have been around since 2000 BC, and the wild species is from central Asia, which is now rare in nature. The early varieties of cucumber were very bitter and were boiled and served with oil, vinegar, and honey. The Romans used cucumbers for scorpion bites, bad eyesight, and to scare aware mice. Crazy right? […]