How To Grow Broccoli

Broccoli in the garden

Broccoli is another cool weather crop that you can grow at home. It is a cole crop and part of the Brassica family along with Brussels Sprouts, kale and cabbage. Starting Seeds Early In The Season Broccoli can take a long time to grow, some take 85 – 100 days to harvest, so it is…

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How To Grow Rhubarb

Rhubarb is an easy to grow, cold hardy and drought tolerant perennial vegetable that produces for up to 20 years. It is one of the first spring foods that can be eaten from the garden and freezes well so you always have a supply on hand year round. Where Should I Plant Rhubarb? You have…

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Your Canadian Gardening Zone

Know your Canadian gardening zone and what that means. Grow Your Own Food  is an information series on gardening in Canada that will get you started on the right foot and help you every step of the way to having the garden you dream of! Whether it’s a backyard garden, community garden plot or a…

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Choosing Seeds

We discuss choosing seeds and the role it plays in planning your garden. Grow Your Own Food is an information series on gardening in Canada that will get you started on the right foot and help you every step of the way to having the garden you dream of! Seeds. We see them everywhere this…

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Fertilizer and Compost

We discuss the benefits of Fertilizer and Compost for a bountiful and healthy harvest. Grow Your Own Food is an information series on gardening in Canada. Do I Need to Fertilize? A question most people have once their gardens get growing is do I need to fertilize?  Yes, during the growing season we need to…

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Growing Radishes.

It is easy and inexpensive to have a supply of fresh radishes in your garden. Grow Your Own Food is an information series on Gardening in Canada that covers every aspect of growing your own food at home. I help you every step of the way so that you can have the garden you dream…

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