How To Grow English Cucumbers

growing English Cucumbers

English Cucumbers are a warm weather crop that is easy to grow. They are a member of the cucurbitacea family which also includes melons, pumpkins and squash. English cucumbers were bred to have a thinner smooth skin with less seeds, which make it perfect for eating fresh. Starting Seeds Indoors To get an early start…

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Terpenes A Closer Look At Sabinene

Terpenes A Closer Look at Sabinene is part of the discussion of terpenes and the role they play in cannabis. Sabinene is a terpene found in carrots seeds, nutmeg, tea tree, all spice, cloves, cardamom, oak, black pepper, bergamot, and some types of cannabis. The aroma is woody, peppery and spicy with hints of citrus.…

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Cured Beef Garlic Sausage

The time and effort put into this cold cured beef garlic sausage yields an incredible, ready to eat product that looks like it came from a butcher shop. First smoked then poached and finally cold cured for a beautiful dried garlic coil. Cured Beef Garlic Sausage We went with a beef only grind in this…

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Grades of Beef In Canada

The Beef Grading system in Canada is separated into several groups. The quality grade evaluates many characteristic which determine meat quality. The age, quality of marbling, degree of muscling, fat and meat colouring and texture all play roles in grading. We will look at the top 4 grades of beef in Canada. Grades of Beef…

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Crop Rotation for Your Vegetable Garden

Crop Rotation for Your Vegetable Garden is a beneficial practice that builds healthy disease resistant soil. Grow Your Own Food is an information series on gardening in Canada. Even though it is winter it is not too early to start planning next seasons garden. It is always good to have a plan heading into the…

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Beef Dip Featuring Alberta Beef

This easy to make Beef Dip features beautiful Alberta beef, slow cooked to perfection. Alberta Beef  The province has over four and a half million head of cattle, compared to the population of roughly 3.931 million people we are out numbered by cattle. Agriculture has a significant position in the province’s economy with 44% of…

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