Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2014’

Garden Therapy Printable Calendar April Showers 8x10

April Showers Bring…April’s Desktop Calendar and Garden To Do List!

April showers bring May flowers. I think about this a lot living in the rainy North West Coast. This temperate rainforest means that my April it has been raining for, like, 1,000 months straight! At least that’s how it feels.When the layers start dwindling under rain gear and the days are longer (even if they are still grey) I know …

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Michael Judd With Shiitake Mushroom Log

How to Grow Specialty Mushrooms in Your Backyard

Today’s guest post is from Fungi Fun Guy, Michael Judd, author of Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist. Michael book is a unique how-to manual for the budding gardener and experienced green thumb alike, full of creative and easy-to-follow designs that guide you to having your yard and eating it, too. Back Yard Fungi I often hear, “My yard is so shady that …

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Porter Beer Grainy Mustard Recipe Homemade Condiments

Grainy Porter Mustard

Mustard isn’t one of those condiments that I tend to think much about. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good grainy mustard but I never thought about how it was made until I read Homemade Condiments: Artisan Recipes Using Fresh, Natural Ingredients by Jessica Harlan. Jessica joins us today to share her recipe for the perfect beer-infused mustard recipe. Mr. …

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You Can Bury A Lot Of Troubles Digging In The Dirt Free Printable

You Can Bury a Lot of Troubles Digging in the Dirt

Bad hair day? Woke up on the wrong side of the bed? Well, head on outside and bury those troubles! And when you come back inside, here is a little reminder for you. Print it off and frame it, or use it as wallpaper for your mobile. Printable: You Can Bury a lot of Troubles Digging in the Dirt 8×10 Mobile Wallpaper: You …

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Grow An Edible Wildflower Garden And Learn To Cook With Them

Edible Wildflowers: Grow it! Eat it!

Ontario’s Wildflower Farm director, Miriam Goldberger, has joined us today to share her passion for taming wildflowers, which is in fact the title of her book as well! In Taming Wildflowers, Miriam tackles the myths surrounding wildflowers – as unkempt, uncontrollable, weeds. Her goal is to introduce gardeners to a list of well-behaved wildflowers that conform to container, garden, and landscape. What …

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Rhubarb Lemonade Recipe

Rhubarb Lemonade

This refreshing lemonade comes to us straight from authors John Gillespie & Christina Symons and their book Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome (Harbour Publishing). When rhubarb is in season, I certainly can’t get enough. I’m happy John and Christina have joined us today to share the recipe! A splash of rhubarb syrup or compote adds a tart tang …

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