In a Pickle

When I decided to grow a short row of pickling cucumbers to try selling a couple of years ago, I had no idea what I was in for!  People go nuts for pickling cukes and really who doesn’t love pickles?  The great thing about pickling is you can work to find the perfect recipe

In a Pickle2019-03-22T22:05:40-07:00

Tomatoes: Seed to Transplant

Maybe it’s the Italian blood coursing through my veins or maybe it’s the challenge, but growing great tomatoes is a priority for me every year.  For me, great tomatoes start with growing strong seedlings that will transplant well.  My seed starting post goes over my top basic tips for starting all seeds but different

Tomatoes: Seed to Transplant2019-03-10T21:55:24-07:00

Marvelous Melons!

Growing up, I spent much of my summer holidays on my grandparents cattle ranch in the Kettle Valley.  We would travel to Osoyoos to shop and on the way home we would stop at fruit stands to pick up fruit for eating and canning.  We often bought melons picked that day from the field;

Marvelous Melons!2019-03-04T21:28:41-08:00