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Pesto Presto, Mr. Fawlty!

Pesto Presto, Mr. Fawlty! Wow, we had a bumper crop of Basil this year! Even Sybil would be impressed! 🙂 Hahaha! Sorry for all the Fawlty Towers references but whenever we think of Basil we think of this funny, funny show. Anyway, we made a big bunch of delicious pesto that we will store in […]

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Very Berry Raspberries

We went on a forage in Heritage Park this morning for berries and look what we came home with, a heaping helping of delicious raspberries! We fought the brambles, the hornets and a few Yellow Garden Spiders to get over a pound of these sweet, succulent beauties and it was certainly worth the effort. It […]

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Oops! We Just Pea’d!

Oops! We just pea’d in the garden! Indeed, we have! And we’re lovin’ it! We harvested the first of our green peas today and it looks like we’ll be adding these to our daily forage. They are growing beautifully and coming on strong! This variety is the Mrs. Van’s Pea from Annapolis Seeds. If truth […]

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All Around The Mulberry Bush

Well, this is the first time in the past three or four years that we were able to beat the birds to the mulberries! And they are so delicious! It has made our vigilance, the daily monitoring, everything short of camping out under the tree, worthwhile! Our mulberry tree stands just under six feet tall […]

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Gingered Rhubarb Pudding

You know, there’s nothing like just made Gingered Rhubarb Pudding! This is another one of those things that we just can’t wait for each year. It’s so nice that rhubarb is one of the first things to be ready to be harvested too! We have already made a couple of batches but they were quickly […]

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It’s Strawberry Time!

It’s Strawberry Time! It’s strawberry season, folks! One of our favourite times of the year! It really says summer when these ruby reds ripen and start hitting the markets and stores. We look forward to this time of year with deep anticipation. Think of it, strawberry shortcake, strawberry scones, strawberries and cream, strawberries and ice […]