Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2010’

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I was just not prepared for snow.  Not in my garden, wardrobe, or attitude.  It’s not typical to get snow in Vancouver, particularly in November, so it’s reasonable to be unprepared.  The beet greens, parsnip tops, chard, kale, lettuce and all my winter vegetables got smooshed and frozen for a week.   And the trees weren’t prepared.  Leaves hadn’t fallen …

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Growing Sunflower Sprouts Indoors

Tis the season for micro greens and sprouts.  The weather outside is frightful freakin’ cold.  Too cold to sprout seeds outdoors, even under cover, so I’ve brought the operation indoors. A few years ago I gleefully ripped open my festively-wrapped automatic sprouter and started the winter tradition of growing fresh greens on my kitchen table in the less pleasant months.  There are …

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Beautiful Snowy Day at the Dog Park


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SodaStream Soda Maker Review

I happy to say that a few weeks ago I received a SodaStream Soda Maker to review.  It couldn’t have come at a better time as I had just made another batch of fruit cordial from fall’s bounty and I’d been buying bottles of soda like it was going out of style.  Truth be known, it IS going out of …

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day November 2010: Better Late Than Never

I missed bloom day this November and last month I didn’t post at all.  What a shame. When we got a spot of sun yesterday, I headed out to the garden to do some veggie garden prep.  The temperature was so warm and the day so lovely, that I quickly lost track of time puttering around.  When I ventured out to my …

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Where My Eggs Come From

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