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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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Spaghetti Squash Macaroni and Cheese

The Hermit makes the best macaroni and cheese sauce I have ever tasted.  I was first introduced to it’s gloriousness when we started dating.  It quickly put the macaroni-and-cheese-made-with-cheese-whiz of my childhood to shame. (Sorry Mom!!) Over the years I’ve eaten more than my fair share. As much as I

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25 Must Read Books for the Prairie Gardener

This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase anything, I earn a small commission at no extra charge to you.  Thanks for your support! 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

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Planting my Garden: Year One

In my last post I talked about our not-so-great outdoor space at the house.  The garden space left much to be admired, so I made a plan B and am gardening at my mother-in-law’s acreage.  There is a ton of space, so I’m lucky enough to be able to plant 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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