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Can I tell you a secret? I don’t like tomatoes. But I really wish I did. I long to love a toasted tomato sandwich on homemade bread with a vine-ripened, garden-fresh tomato. For some crazy reason, uncooked tomatoes taste like dirt to me. If you’ve been following the Shifting Roots

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Basil Harvest

When I planted the basil back in May, I was severely disappointed with how few seeds were in the packet.  Surely this would not give me enough basil to make the pesto I was dreaming off.  I was so wrong.  The above photo is all the basil I harvested. The

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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.

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