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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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DIY SEED STARTING FROM YOUR WINDOW

When I was a little girl my grandmother started marigolds every winter in a little modified milk garden planter with her seeds from last year’s crop. I loved those marigolds in her brick planters and still think of her every time I see a marigold. You really don’t need a

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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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A CUT FLOWER GARDEN FOR $100? YES, IT’S POSSIBLE

Do you have a backyard-sized plot that you dream of transforming into a cut flower garden? Are you a flower farmer that’s looking to grow cut flowers on a budget? You might be surprised to find out that you can grow a beautiful, blooming, colourful cut flower garden with around

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6 Hardy Fruits You Can Grow From Seed

When you live in a colder climate, it’s easy to think that your fruit growing options are limited. Not so! These six hardy fruits can be grown from seed in Canada or any colder zone. You can start these fruits indoors, then set them outside in your garden or in

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HOW TO MAKE EASY & DELICIOUS PUMPKIN SEEDS FOR YOUR NEXT SNACK

Remember this from our last post about making pumpkin puree? Those “guts” from your Halloween Jack-o-lantern needn’t go to waste! I’ll show you how you can make an easy and delicious snack from the leftover pumpkin seeds. In yet another attempt in finding nutritious-things-my-son-might-consider-eating, I decided I would try roasting

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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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