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Getting Started with Beekeeping Posted December 20, 2016

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Amanda Wildeman recently shared her first year as a beekeeper including helpful hints and resources.   Missed the workshop?  Don’t worry – click below for Amanda’s

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Calling All Garlic Lovers! Posted November 7, 2016

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Thanks to the participants in Carol Muncer’s Garlic Planting Workshop, our Market Garden’s garlic crop is planted for next summer’s harvest. Here are Carol’s tips

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Lots of fun was had at the Salsa & Pickles workshop. Here’s Alison Juta’s handout including recipes for Pickled Beets and Easy Salsa.  Enjoy! Salsa

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Simple Timeless Beverages a Hit! Posted October 13, 2016

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Great turnout for last night’s Cordials, Shrubs & Bubbles workshop. Alison Juta demonstrated how to turn fall fruit past its prime into tasty syrups and

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On Saturday, September 24th over 60 audience members clapped, tapped and hummed along at NBCHG’s GardenFest Music Festival in celebration of our gardens’ bounty. “It

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Fall Fruit Jam Posted October 5, 2016

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Another great “Jam & Jellies” workshop by presenter Alison Juta! Here are Alison’s canning tips and her recipe for a delicious jam made from plums,

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West Coast Seeds make planning for your late season planting a breeze!  Check out these great resources: Maritime Growing Guide Fall & Winter Growing Guide 

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SEED OF THE WEEK: Kohlrabi Posted August 5, 2016

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Kohlrabi is an unusual looking cold weather crop like other Brassica family plants – it has a crisp texture with a mild Brassica flavour hints

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Even though it is mid-July, there is time to grow many crops that don’t mind the cold of Fall. Spinach may not germinate now in

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Why Harvest Regularly? Posted July 19, 2016

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It’s mid-July and it’s harvesting time for many crops. It is very important to harvest regularly: by doing so the plant will keep on flowering

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