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HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY RHUBARB JAM WITH PECTIN

As a child, my favourite jam without question was strawberry jam. I loved my grandma’s homemade jam, and I slathered it thick on fresh slices of homemade bread. However, once I became an adult, strawberry jam kind of tasted… bland. I wondered how I loved it so much as a

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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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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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Strawberry Feta Salad: The Perfect Potluck Pleaser

I have a confession to make: I’m terrible at bringing food people like for potluck.  I don’t know what it is, but more often than not my food ends up languishing on the table, wishing somehow it could be the cool kid at the party. Then one day my food

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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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