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Grow a Modern Day Victory Garden

Grow a Modern Day Victory Garden

I find the history of Victory Gardens fascinating.   I mean the government was encouraging and educating people to grow and preserve food. Nowadays you get into serious trouble for growing a vegetable garden in your front yard. For those that don’t know, Victory Gardens mostly took place during the World War II. Food was already…

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Can you free range your chickens in the garden?

Free-Ranging Chickens in the Garden

This week our chickens have free-ranged inside the garden.  Yes you read that right. At the peak harvest season I’ve let our hens right into the garden. It might sound crazy but I know what our chickens eat and what they don’t eat and I’ve protected beds that have veggies I know they’ll go for…

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How to Preserve Celery

Preserve the Harvest: Air Dehydrate Celery Leaves

If you grow your own celery you’ll notice there’s a lot of leaves compared to the store-bought counterparts. These leaves are full of flavour & fantastic for making soups and stocks. Celery leaves are also super easy to preserve! Method Cut off celery leaves from celery stem Wash celery leaves & allow to properly dry. When air drying…

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