All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mushroom’

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’s 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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Mushroom Hunting Small

Mushroom Hunting

Many fall days are spent raking leaves and looking up at colourful, changing trees, but it can be just as pleasurable to  slow down and hunt for what lies below.  Over the past few days we abandoned the garden, grabbed the dogs and found a host of fascinating fungi. . It’s now the season for picking wild mushrooms in the woods. Even though there …

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Shitake Mushroom Block After 3.5 Weeks

Project Update: Shiitake Mushroom Block

I was out taking my photos for Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day today and was so pleased at how much my shiitake mushroom block was growing after only 3.5 weeks.  I’ll be serving up a mushroom dish for dinner this weekend for sure.

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Oyster Mushroom Block

Shiitake Mushroom Project Phase 1

I did find some wonderful goodies at the Van Dusen Plant Sale last weekend despite the fact that I attended the sale solely to get my paws on a mushroom growing kit.  The sale was an absolute zoo even with the rainy weather which made it a bit difficult to get to the Western Biologicals Ltd. table but once there …

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