Monthly Archives: June 2011

Festivals Galore …

I can’t believe it. Every weekend, there is another festival in Toronto.¬† Luminato is winding down this week and boy has it been great. Saw k.d Lang perform yesterday in a free outdoor concert. No where to sit but I … Continue reading

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“The Unharvest”

I was really happy with the crops last week. The carrots were green and healthy, the tomato plant started blooming, the leeks were thickening up and the thyme was flourishing. Everything was great until the storm last week. Hail and … Continue reading

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Five reasons to add medicinal mint to your… | Chatelaine.com

¬†Five reasons to add medicinal mint to your… | Chatelaine.com. I have found five more reasons to like mint after reading an article on chatelaine.com. The mint plant is not as thick because of the mint lemonade that I keep … Continue reading

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Mint From the Garden

Here’s a wonderful way to incorporate herbs from the garden into daily cooking. Add the juice of 1 lemon to 4 cups water. Mix in 1/2 cup sugar and set aside. Place 3Tbsp. fresh mint leaves in a glass and … Continue reading

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In and Around the City

There has been a bit of a dry spell and the garden is suffering a little bit but I am not worried. Besides gardening in the summer, I also look forward to attending the various festivals that are happening in … Continue reading

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Century-old seeds

A few posts ago, I mentioned that I found some seeds from last century tucked away in the basement. Seriously, they were pumpkin seeds that I saved back in the 90’s and all but forgot they were there until recently. … Continue reading

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