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Jesus kale and its eight million seeds

Last year I grew two garden boxes of kale: one was Curly Blue Scotch and the other was Red Russian. Everyone I knew, including my friends at the local fresh food bank, received big bouquets of it (whether they wanted it … Continue reading

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Why labels matter

Signs on public bathrooms seem to be very important to people these days. Some people are quite concerned that those using them also seem to need to be clearly defined and labeled. I don’t really get all the fuss. I’m a mom … Continue reading

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Oh no! I killed the children’s plants.

It hurts to  admit it but it’s true. Even after everything had started out so well… I was super excited a few weeks ago when one of our Sunday School teachers announced that she was going to help her class … Continue reading

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Get lost, but mind the cauliflower.

I grew up taking piano lessons. As a teenager, I would get so absorbed in practicing that I sometimes forgot things. Like the pot on the stove that boiled dry. Oops. The time I remember best it was cauliflower in a … Continue reading

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If you got a Christmas present you don’t really like, read this.

Some years ago for Christmas I received a gardening book. Normally, that kind of a gift is perfect since I love books and I love gardens. But this book seemed, well, not quite my thing. “Seed sowing and saving” it … Continue reading

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The real dirt on a new neighourhood

I have been thinking about dirt lately. Because if you drive near my house you will see a lot of it. Just north of our neighbourhood, underneath huge dump trucks and excavators, there are acres of dusty brown earth. For … Continue reading

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Garden catalogue, winter fun

For those of you following along, my little flower shop in Flowerama is coming along quite nicely. Thankfully, I have managed to rip myself away from it long enough to look through some seed catalogues. You might think that a … Continue reading

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