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28 HARDY FRUITS YOU CAN GROW IN ZONE 2 AND 3

Are you dreaming of a backyard orchard or food forest but think that because you’re in Zone 2 or Zone 3 you’re restricted to crab apples? Absolutely not! There are 28 hardy perennial fruits you can grow that are perfect for a cold climate and short growing season. I’ve done my

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HOW TO GROW LISIANTHUS FROM SEED

Lisianthus has a reputation for being a hard-to-grow, [email protected]#$% (excuse my French). And you know what? This flower lives up to its reputation. However, it’s not as impossible to grow Lisianthus as some people might have you believe. The key thing is timing.  If you live in Zone 3, and

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3-INGREDIENT HOMEMADE NOODLES

It’s cold out. We can’t do a lot of gardening or outdoor activities, so it’s the perfect time to dust off those homesteading skills and prep some noodles for the coming year. If you live in a dry, prairie climate like I do in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, winter is the ideal

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5 THINGS I WISH I KNEW AS A WANNABE FLOWER FARMER

Are you a wannabe flower farmer who has long dreamt of making a profit from your cut flower garden? Have you often thought about building a flower farming business from the dirt up, but you’re not quite sure where to start? It’s not as difficult as you’d think to start

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TOP 10 FLOWERS AND PLANTS FOR LANDSCAPING

Who doesn’t love perennials that bloom for a long period of time? Those flowers with long-lasting colours that are sure to wow the neighbours and cause an extra spark of happiness each time you walk up to your door? I’m sure I’m not alone in this obsession. These are the

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

P.S. First time gardener? You'll want to download the quick start gardening guide below!