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SHIFTING ROOTS’ ESSENTIAL GARDENING SUPPLIES

With so many different gardening supplies out there, how do you know which one to choose? I’ve tried a LOT of products in the garden, and over the years I’ve narrowed it down to what works best for me. As you’re going through this list of must-have gardening items, consider

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WHY BUY ORGANIC AND HEIRLOOM SEEDS?

So, you’ve heard other cut flower gardeners and vegetable gardeners talk about organic and heirloom seeds, but you’re not sure what all the hype is about. You’re in the right place! In this post, I’ll walk you through what to look for when purchasing organic and heirloom seeds, the difference

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25+ MUST-READ BOOKS FOR THE PRAIRIE GARDENER

Gardeners in the prairie provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba face unique gardening challenges. Our harsh winters and short growing season mean that typical gardening advice doesn’t always work in our region. Here are 25 prairie gardening books for you to enjoy that were written with cold-climate gardeners, or anyone

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HOW TO PLAN AND GROW A THRIVING ORCHARD IN ZONE 3

Have you always wanted an orchard full of hardy fruit trees but you live in a cold climate and didn’t think it was possible? Just because you live in the hinterland that is Zone 3, or even Zone 2, doesn’t mean that you can’t grow a cold-hardy orchard. Sure, you

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Fresh Summer Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

August is a busy month for the home gardener.  The last of the beans and peas need picking.  Raspberries seem to ripen before your eyes.  Canning is in full swing.  Scorching hot days mean constant watering.  Who has time to make lunch?

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Easy and Refreshing Fruit Water

Do you ever feel like it’s a huge chore to drink all your water?  Me too.  Sometimes I think I must have some camel DNA in me somewhere, lol.  Here’s a super simple way to make your water a little more enjoyable.

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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.

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