When I’m out working in the hive, veil and gloves on, smoker lit, holding frames of bees, it is very common to have people from the community stop to check out the unusual sight. I am frequently asked where did the bees come from and if I am doing it for the honey. Well, todayContinue reading “Why and How to Start Beekeeping”
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How To: Growing Tomatoes
Of all the vegetables I have grown, my favourite is definitely tomatoes. Tomatoes are a staple food in almost every house in North America and the good news is that they are actually quite easy to grow! In this post, I will talk about my method for starting tomatoes, how to harden them for transplanting,Continue reading “How To: Growing Tomatoes”
How To: Gardening before the last frost
Well I promised some how-to posts so here we go! One of the questions I frequently get is “what are you growing already in your garden?” This year alone, I have been asked that question since mid-march. So lets take a look at some cool-weather crops that can be grown year round; using the rightContinue reading “How To: Gardening before the last frost”
Why my family and I decided to begin our urban homesteading journey.