Cabbage Roll Soup

simmering pot

This Cabbage Soup is a spectacular dish that is easy to make and sure to become a family favourite. The flavor is reminiscent of Cabbage Rolls – Holubtsi, though I often do not add rice to this soup to keep it on the healthier side. Feel free to add rice if you are looking for…

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How To Grow Beets

beetroot

Beets are one of the most versatile vegetables you can grow in the garden. Every part of the plant is edible, from the tender leaves and stems to the colourful roots. They come in various colours and shapes from deep red to golden yellow and striped globes and cylindrical varieties are available.   Where Do…

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How To Grow A Three Sisters Garden

Three Sisters Garden

A Three Sisters Garden is the historical practice of planting corn, pole beans and squash together. These three plants grown together complement each other and are a great use of space. It is said to be a perfectly balanced harvest that makes the most of the growing space. The corn plants are a living support…

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How To Grow Butternut Squash

butternut squash in the garden

It is easy and rewarding growing butternut squash in your garden. Butternut squash has a fairly long season of 110 – 120 days. It is a winter squash and can be stored for long periods.  Squash plants can create shade for roots of other plants and are one of the sisters in a Three Sisters…

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How To Grow Kale

kale on Nutmeg Disrupted

Kale is a cool weather crop that can be started early in the season. The cooler weather of spring and fall enhances the sweet nuttiness of the leaves. It is a member of the brassica family like cauliflower, kohlrabi, cabbage, brussels sprouts and broccoli. Kale is cold tolerant to -6C. It comes in various colours…

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