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Today we’re going to learn all about Asparagus. Boys versus Girls.

Asparagus!   I don’t mean to boast, (but really I do) but I have quite a knack when it comes to growing asparagus.  For those of you who don’t know, Asparagus is one of the very few perennial vegetables around. […]

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Easy water dispenser hack. Brass Taps.

  People have been asking me recently about my beauty routine. And really all I do for my skin is wear sunscreen, moisturize every day and drink lots of water. While sitting in my botox clinic. Just kidding.  I’m a […]

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Why I don’t care that I found a worm in my bed.

  This will be the year I go to bed. Raised beds all around. I’m not going to get into it now but in the coming weeks I’ll fill you all in on the raised beds I built, how I […]

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I’m a Jackass. No really. I am actually a Jackass.

How to make and use a DIY soil grader.   photo by Leo Muzzin DIY soil grader! What you need. A wood pallet with most of the wood removed. A couple of ropes. The ability to act like an Ass.  Or horse. […]

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Getting my mess of a community garden ready to roll.

  I’m spending this week getting my 20′ x 40′ garden plot ready.  20 feet x 40 feet doesn’t sound very big until you have to dig every inch of it up.  Then it’s big.  It’s very big.  Clown shoes big. […]

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Yes there is an alternative to …

I love the classics.  If there’s an old fashioned, classic, timeless way to do something, that’s usually the route I take.  The fact that I drink “Diet” Coke instead of the original confuses and alarms me to this day. I […]

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Strawberry plant decoys

I’ve never had much luck growing strawberries.  Mainly I think it’s because I’ve never planted them.  I’m not saying I’ve never had strawberry plants in my possession but I’ve never actually planted them.  A couple of years ago I had […]

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Where ya from?

When I first started this blog I was pretty surprised when anyone showed up to look at it let alone someone from another country.  I figured maybe they were lost.  Ya know.  Stumbled here while looking for a real blog. […]

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Rhubarbablob. The Rustic Rhubarb Tart

I’m sure a lot of you, like me, name your desserts.  Bill, Sue, Sally, whatever.  It’s no different than naming your baby other than the fact that you do not eat your baby, usually. How many times have you looked at […]

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So it’s about that hair on your chin. I’m not gonna lie …

Never tell a lie, that’s what I always say.  I don’t say this to my friends because they abandoned me long in ago in favour of friends who are champion liars.  This “Never tell a lie” motto really keeps the […]

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Potting Shed Before and After.

This is a sponsored post.  That means someone is paying me to write it.  So why read it?  Because it’s about a product that’s so great I contacted the company to ask them if I could do a sponsored post […]

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Cuddles lays an egg! And my 2 year anniversary.

It’s been a longggg time since I’ve updated everyone on the saga of Cuddles, the chicken that could. Here’s a little refresher. Last summer, Cuddles got sick. Chicken sick. Which means she almost died. Chickens tend to do that. When […]

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