All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Squash’

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Weekend Project: Halloween Planters

For the Halloween weekend project we put together a variety of festive planters with bright colours and spooky touches. We designed our planters with a colour scheme of purple, white, and orange plants along with various spooky additions that are nods to the holiday season.  The supply list can vary depending on what you have or can find.  Hover your …

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Harvest Report

There has been so much that has needed harvesting with the cool and super wet weather that we have been having that I just can’t keep up with it all.  This is a collection from my home garden and my community garden plot: many tomatoes, fairy tale eggplant, leeks, small wonder spaghetti squash, zucchini, a baby cinderella pumpkin, and hops from …

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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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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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Flora Friday: Squash

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Autumn at the ByWard Market

Woolly mittens, potted mums and pumpkins have a way of making you feel ready for autumn.  Forget the stunning foliage turning fiery colours, the ByWard Market in Ottawa was alight with signs of cooler days.  A few things caught my eye in our nation’s capital that day: The beauty of such a distinct season is not lost on this Vancouverite …

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