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DANUTA

Organic Vegetables Farmer - Grower

Meet Organic Gardener – Joel Simoes

AN INTERVIEW with Joel Simoes urban gardener, chef, nutritionist and spiritual integration coach. We met Joel at Wanigan Organic Fruits & Vegetable Store in Brampton where we found a connection in understanding the importance of eating and growing organic healthy food. Danuta: What made you grow your own […]

Welcome To Plant Paradise

We were lucky to attend the GardenFest held this year at the Plant Paradise and have been privileged to participate in a guided tour given by Lorraine, the co-owner of Plant Paradise. We learned a lot including the fact that dead trees are important to the eco-systems and […]

Where The Past Meets The Present

Toronto is great and each day we discover more about the cultural diversity and the history of Toronto such as Fort York that is located in the heart of downtown. Here literally the past coexists with the present. Fort York is Canada’s largest collection of original buildings from […]

The Benefits of Mulching

What is mulch? Mulch is a protective layer spread over the ground to protect soil and plant roots from undesirable conditions. The following organic materials can be used as mulch:  – straw – hay (however this one you have to make sure the grass was cut before the […]

A New Experiment To Control Weeds

There are many beneficial weeds such as the dandelion and thistle;  however, if there are too many of them on the farming soil it’s time to start the OCCULTATION  🙂 Today both of us enjoyed the sunny whether covering some areas of the farming soil with tarps, at the same […]

Going Green…House :-)

What has Promix + Planting Containers + Organic Seeds + Greenhouse have in-common? The new 2018 Organic Growing Season has just began 🙂 It is a new experience for us this season starting out organic seedlings indoor before transplanting them onto the farming field. Spring in Toronto area […]

Visiting The Guelph Organic Trade Show

It’s been a great feeling to connect with those involved in growing, serving and promoting organic farming. Our visit to the Organic Conference at Guelph University resulted in visiting many trade show booths, asking questions and meeting new suppliers of seeds, farming equipment and simply having a great […]

The Almighty Organic Turnip

Winter in Toronto is in its full spectrum.  While we are patiently waiting for the new growing season to start, we wanted to share another article emphasizing the benefits of one of the underestimated organic vegetables we grew last season – TURNIP. By reading this article you will […]