Starting Seeds Indoors

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!   You have decided that this year you will grow your own food and you are considering starting some…

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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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Mulching, Weeding & Saving Seed

Mulching your garden is one of the most beneficial ways to conserve water and reduce weeds. 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! We are well…

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Harvesting the Garden

Having a plan when harvesting the garden makes easy work for a large job. 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! Heading into fall there are…

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Putting the Garden Away for Winter.

Putting Your Garden Away for Winter is a great way to wrap up the season. Grow Your Own Food is an information series on gardening in Canada. It is now time to complete the harvest for this year and put the garden to bed for the winter. Harvesting and Storage All root vegetables need to…

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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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