Gardening, Harvesting & Preserving
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Canned Pickled Beets Recipe

Ah, pickled beets. These purple beauties are most certainly a taste of my childhood as my Grandma canned beets in great numbers. Unlike most children, ...

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My Edible Front Yard Is Complete!

Oh landscaping, my nemesis. How I love to hate you. I love to plan you. I love to execute those plans. I surely love to spend the money on you.I ...

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Utterly Yard Overwhelmed

Just writing this post stressed me right out, I kid you not. My chest is tight with stress- and the upper respiratory infection I have isn't helping ...

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Saskatoon Picking 2011

Ah summer in Edmonton. Festivals galore, the sunshine that won't stay longer than 10 minutes and a river valley that is a bounty of food to be found. ...

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The Gardening Blues

I am just so not into it this year.I have mentioned before that since we have no idea when we are moving - but end of summer is almost a definite- ...

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Clifford E. Lee Bird Sanctuary

Yes, this was back on Good Friday and yes I am really late in posting these pictures.But doesn't it cheer you up to see snow galore on the ground ...

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Ah, Spring.

 Spring, the time for hope eternal. Greening grasses, blooming spring bulbs and the glimpse of the summer to come.  Those who garden have ...

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The Garden Fails of 2010

Bah.Just....BAH.I had 4 varieties of tomatoes and the only ones that fared well were the Lemon Boys, which I featured in my gardening hits ...

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The Garden Hits of 2010

Not. Many.Really. It wasn't the most phenomenal summer for vegetables that I have experienced, my first year was far better than last year. I tend ...

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Last of the Garden

That's it, that's all, this gardening girl done for the season folks. Just about time to retire the garden category and start posting more house ...

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Sluggy

Oh, what would I do without the endless entertainment of my children?Children who, when they find a slug under the deck, proceed to beg and plead ...