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Organic Vegetables Urban Farmer - Grower - Gardener

Edible What??? Edible Flowers???

Flowers are beautiful, no questions about that, however, edible flowers are not only colorful and pretty but also nourishing. Not too long ago we discovered edible flowers. Learning how to grow and harvest edible flowers brings new excitement to our organic farming journey and most important it brings […]

The Toronto Garlic Festival

There are many garlic events in Ontario, however, the Toronto Garlic Festival is special and with a solid Polish background. The festival feature Ontario farmers displaying several varieties of garlic, including rare and heirloom types, plus great foods and garlic-related products. And it does not stop there you […]

Meet Gaye Trombley of Avalon Orchards

AN INTERVIEW with Gaye Trombley of Avalon Orchards in Innisfil Ontario who grows 17 varieties of apples. Freedom, Goldrush, Liberty, Novamac, Novaspy, Priscila, Pristine, Redfree are just a few mentioned apples that Gaye started planting from scratch many years ago and wait a couple of years to have […]

Learn How To Grow Garlic

Last year at the end of the farming season, we were given from another farmer a bunch of garlic bulbs. Instead of consuming the bulbs, we decided to plant them in the ground in late October. This is how our first garlic growing experiment began. These were hard […]

Where Are We Now…

July was busy with planting and sowing and growing…and enjoying of watching everything getting bigger and greener. We were adding compost , peat moss and water as much as the plants needed to get into the next stage of growing. After so many super hot humid days, we finally […]

Our Organic Farming in June…

Our new test using tarp for weed control turned out to be a great success. After holding the tarp for about 2 months over our farming beds the soil was clean of weeds. After loosening the soil, watering, and adding compost both of us got our hands onto […]