How to Grow Melons in Canada

With a bit of planning and an early start we talk about how to grow melons 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…

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A Guide to Irrigation

Irrigation is one of the most important parts of maintaining a healthy yard and garden. Use this guide to create the perfect plan for your yard. 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…

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Pruning and Espaliering Fruit Trees

Pruning and Espaliering fruit trees is easy to do with a bit of knowledge and the proper tools. Growing your own food is one of the most empowering things a person can do. To step out into your yard and harvest fresh vegetables for many months of the year is very rewarding. I know it…

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Fresh Strawberry Chipotle Jam

This Strawberry Chipotle Jam features beautiful sweet berries with smoky peppers for an incredible sweet and savoury jam. I love making jams and jellies and am continually trying different flavor combinations. Leaning towards the sweet hot combination and have a long list of hot pepper jellies I make. I have been making this jam for…

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Grapefruit Curd

There is nothing better in your local produce section right now then the citrus fruit that is available. The selection of oranges is vast, from regular navals, mandarins, tangelos, to Seville and blood oranges you can’t go wrong. Though no matter how fabulous that oranges are I always gravitate back to the table in my…

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