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Imbolc, Candlemas, Groundhog Day…

Updated: Mar 22, 2021

Is spring around the corner? It’s almost laughable to think that’s possible here. Although I do know of some very early spring blossoms that make their annual appearance, so there is no doubt some seeds will soon be sprouting.


As we approach the halfway point between winter solstice and spring equinox, now is a good time to check your seed supply. I know after this frigid weekend (it was -20C here Friday night!), it may seem too early to think about this years’ growing season, but, when considering Covid restrictions, delivery delays, and let’s not forget last year nurseries were selling out fast, it’s never too soon to be prepared.

Even if buying seedlings from a local nursery, some herbs and vegetables are so easy to grow, they’ll make any amateur look like a pro - dill, cilantro, spinach, swiss chard, kale, peas, beans, squash, melons, corn, and of course carrots, all of which are best to sow directly in your garden anyhow. And if you do the math, the savings $$$ add up.

Click here to find a local supplier of organic and heirloom seeds.





For the most part, it has been a mild January allowing for some outdoor work and after trimming off a bunch of branches, this was revealed - right in our backyard! Majestic…

Coming Soon:



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