Tag: postaweek2011

Rhubarb canning, 2011.

Strawberry season + seven and a half pounds of rhubarb from the back garden + long weekend = first canning of 2011! Result? Six tins of pie filling, eight jars of jam and six jars of rhubarb chutney (Victoria sauce). Plus a bit of…

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Garlic scape pesto

For all my complaining about the weather this year, when I actually get out into my garden I have to acknowledge that it’s coming along pretty well. I’ve had a hard time with some things (salad greens – how odd) but others (red cabbage,…

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In the garden mid-June.

Just a brief post this morning to herald the return of more garden-friendly weather! In the last two weeks things have really picked up around here and the veggie beds are finally getting it together despite the slow start in the spring. Right now:…

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My Pandora Park plot

I have a new summer dress to show off but no photos of it yet so instead it is pictures of my community garden plot which I finally got down to working on Sunday. When I got there, the plot looked like this: Now,…

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The front yard job.

After two years of talking plans for the front yard, we finally broke ground on our little plan back in May. You might remember this photo of the initial attack: Since then, we have intermittently worked at our little front patch (which has grown…

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