Category: Growing Food

Growing Food

Belgian Apple Fence

If you need a “privacy screen” somewhere in your yard you really should consider a Belgian Apple Fence. About ten years we planted the fence pictured below at my parent’s home. It quite effectively screens the back yard from the lane that travels behind their home. The fence is relatively easy to plant and grow […]

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Harvesting Volunteer Garlic

This morning I took advantage of the few brief minutes of sunshine that we had and dug up some of the volunteer garlic that it been growing in one of my garden pots. As I said, these were volunteers. They were pieces of garlic that were left in the pot from a previous year and […]

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Front Yard Blueberries

It is looking like our front yard blueberries will be very productive this year. I love growing blueberries not so much because we can collect them and put them in jars or make jams or pies or anything like that, I like them because we just stand in the front yard talking and eating right […]

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How to Make a Patio Pallet Garden

This is the next step that I want to take in my urban gardening experience – a pallet garden. All you need is a pallet, a couple bags of soil, a roll of landscape cloth and a stapler (with staples). This seems so easy to do, and if you have a limited amount of space, […]

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A Couple of Urban Gardening Ideas

A simple addition to your patio planter can be chives; amazingly beautiful when added yo your urban gardening routine and also very useful in your kitchen. For example, this beautiful planter has chives growing in it and foodies know that chives are absolutely delicious in many dishes. When homegrown they are even more amazingly flavourful. […]