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My Omelette Recipe using Spring Veggies from the Garden!

My Omelette Recipe using Spring Veggies from the Garden!

Here's a recipe for my go-to omelette - this time of year it features some of the first veggies coming up in the garden!    Ingredients: (Serves 4 people) - 6 eggs beaten - 1/3 cup of milk  - 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese - Salt & Pepper - Garlic Powder (optional) - Fresh Asparagus 3-4 spears chopped (optional) - Young garlic or onion chopped (optional) - Fresh Spinach chopped (optional) - Fresh Chives for garnish (optional) - oil and butter for pan   Instuctions: 1. Start your onions and asparagus frying on medium heat till softened. 2. Preheat low -...

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5 Helpful Do's and Don'ts in the Garden

5 Helpful Do's and Don'ts in the Garden

It's always great to learn and "grow" in gardening every year - here are some helpful tips we've used and picked up growing vegetables. DO'S AND DON'TS IN THE GARDEN 1. DO: Sow Cool vegetables like spinach, lettuce, kale, radishes, beets, swiss chard etc. when soil can be worked to get a good harvest for Spring. 2. DON'T: Sow peas, carrots beans, corn etc until the soil warms up more and temperatures don't go below freezing. 3. DO: When planting carrots try mixing seed with a bit of sand. The sand helps with spacing seeds out as well as giving...

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Plan the Garden with Me! (Video Series)

Plan the Garden with Me! (Video Series)

Hi there! It's hard to believe it's almost time to start seed starting! This time of year is great for going over seed inventory, seeing what needs to be ordered and another very significant aspect - planning the garden. In Part 1 of this series I go over how important taking notes and thinking back to what successes and failures you had in the garden as well as what you learned! For my FREE planner I made this year click HERE Check out here! Part 2 of this video series involves putting more ideas, goals, notes down on paper. Also...

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Secrets to Growing Better Cucumbers! And Successful Trial Results!

Secrets to Growing Better Cucumbers! And Successful Trial Results!

  Today wanted to share a very successful trial we had of Tasty Green Cucumbers last year! This variety was recommended several times by a local gardener. I started the plants indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date - planted them out and they started growing fast! The cucumbers were good sized, sweet and firm and the plants stayed disease free and green the whole summer even through hot 39 degrees+ temperatures till frost which I haven't seen in a cucumber. We ate them fresh out of the garden but also in salads with our lettuce blend which is so...

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SEED SPOTLIGHT - Early Prolific Butternut Squash

SEED SPOTLIGHT - Early Prolific Butternut Squash

SEED Spotlight! This Week's Spotlight is Early Prolific Butternut Squash! This is an extremely early butternut squash at 82 days it is perfect for short seasons. Productive and Uniform - large, medium or small this squash has good form! This variety is also a semi bush so perfect for smaller spaces vs other regular squash with long vines. Early Butternut has thin but really firm skin making it long lasting in cold storage. We love this squash cut up in stews, soups and roasted with other veggies! Tender, sweet, orange flesh! Check it out here!  https://gardengirlseeds.ca/products/butternut-early-prolific-hybrid

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