All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pea’

How To Make A DIY Woven Bamboo Trellis With Only One Material

How to Build a Woven Bamboo Trellis

When the sun starts shining those seedlings will soon be reaching up to meet it. Some plants have nice strong stalks to hold them up but others need our help. Peas, beans, and other vining vegetables need some sort of trellis to support their growth towards the sky. This project shows you how to easily build a bamboo trellis with only one material. Yep, you guessed it…bamboo! …

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Sprouting Beans Peas In Mason Jars

Mason Jar Sprouts: Mung Beans and Green Peas

Sprouting is a quick and easy way to grow some nutritious, crunchy veg to add to your diet in the winter months.  I’ve previously shared how much I love using  my automatic sprouter but it’s just as easy with a mason jar and a windowsill.   While I like my automatic sprouter for masses of alfalfa, fenugreek, clover, radish, and broccoli sprouts that grow tall and last …

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Squash Harvest

First Harvest of September

It’s harvest season.  There are piles of produce filling my fridge, tabletop, counters, bootroom and basement.  I have bags and bowls and boxes of fresh food overtaking the house, overflowing the allotted foodstuff spaces, making it so I need to step over it all to just get through a doorway.  It’s definitely harvest season. Here is what I’ve harvested from my community garden and …

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Black Bean Quinoa Salad Medium

Summer Quinoa Salad

It’s still summer, technically, and so I’m still going to eat summer salads.  This one is a variation of my Festive Black Bean & Quinoa Salad Recipe using freshly picked produce from the garden – I used purple carrots, french filet beans, leeks and snow peas. Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups of quinoa 1-1/2 cups canned black beans 1/3 cup carrots, finely diced 1/3 cup snow peas, …

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Red Figs

Harvesting in Early August

This month my neighbours and I have more growing than we can harvest and eat so there is quite a bit of food sharing going around.  Almost daily I get a delivery of somthing, like a giant bowl of fresh figs, that I turn into some lucious creation.  I have also now organized a farm fresh egg delivery in my city neighbourhood …

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Pea Brush Mammoth Melting Sugar Snow Peas

Keeping the Peas

Last January I went around the garden and poked in some pea seeds then promptly forgot about them.  In February they sprouted.  In March and April they looked sad and spindly but I continued to ignore them as I didn’t have anything to plant in those spots anyhow.  Then in May they got big and leafy and became unruly masses of pea …

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