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HOW TO BUILD A HIGH TUNNEL IN A NORTHERN CLIMATE

If you live in a cold climate like I do near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in Zone 3 then a high tunnel or greenhouse is a gardening game changer. Suddenly, all those heat-loving vegetables that struggle–like tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and more–are dare-I-say-easy to grow. With a high tunnel, you can finally have

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Garden 2018: Lessons Learned and What I’m Doing Next Year

There’s been two back to back overnight frosts and the 2018 gardening season is officially done as far as I’m concerned.  Someday I will try and extend my season by a month, but with some unexpected health complications this summer, this is not the year.  Here’s a little recap of

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How to Survive a Heat Wave in Your Garden

It’s one of those humble-brag type of problems in the garden: Oh look, we’re having this crazy heat wave with wonderfully warm summer weather. What do I do? While you’re grateful for the nice weather, it’s easy for your plants to take an absolute beating when the temperatures soar high

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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!