Off the Beaten Path- Thoughts on ‘Re-Wilding’

  *This post talks about ‘Re-Wilding’ as a discussion for the premiere of“Live Free or Die” for the National Geographic TV Channel. “Live Free or Die” follows five individuals who are living off the grid. The series airs weekly at 10/9c on the National Geographic Channel in the US, and will be picked up internationally […]


What a Fall Garden Looks Like

While most gardeners are winding down this time of the year a 1/3rd of our garden is still to come. Fall/Winter gardening brings a different sort of gardening rhythm. I’m watching at the beds eagerly and getting excited about seedlings the same way I do in the springtime. New seeds popping out of the ground […]

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How to Make Zucchini Pucks

I can’t tell you how many times I got asked  ‘WHAT are you going to do with ALL that squash!?’ when I shared the photo below on my Facebook page last week! I replied that it’s a great question. This year our zucchini/summer squash harvest has been extremely bountiful. So much we’re a little sick of eating […]


Are You Craving a Healthier & More Natural Lifestyle?

I absolutely love information. Ever since I was a kid I gravitated towards books. libraries and knowledge. Even though it’s been years since University, I still have that constant desire to learn new things and expand my awareness. Although I prefer printed books, the online world is a valuable resource with less of a carbon footprint. […]


In the Garden: Sept 9th

The evenings are cool these days, sometimes dropping to 7C/44.6F. Because of this I made the decision to pull up the tomatoes, which were light green, and get them to ripen up inside as it’s much warmer. We’ve njoyed many big harvests this past week. We ended up with about 70lbs of tomatoes ( a mix of […]


20 Questions for Your Garden Journal

Ok so you’re likely swamped with harvests, back to school rhythm, or maybe enjoying a few more days of summer, but NOW is the best time to write down some notes in your garden journal before you forget them. It doesn’t have to be long, but if you’re serious about gardening it really helps to […]


The Shifting of the Seasons: Garden Journal for August 28th

There’s a shift in the air these days. As August draws to a close, everyone knows summer’s almost at an end. The temperatures have been getting cooler, especially at night, we’ve even had sweaters on some of the days. I do believe we’ll still get another heat wave before Autumn fully settles in, or at least […]