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Planting Peas
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Easy “Pea-sy” Pea Planting

Peas are one of the first crops you can plant in the spring. They like cool weather. As soon as the soil is workable (meaning, the soil is not frozen and not soaking wet) you can plant. Depending on where you live, that means you can plant peas sometime between mid-February to the end of May.

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Growing Carrots in Containers

Maybe you’ve read that carrots are a challenging crop to grow? Maybe you’ve tried in the past only to have grown a wee little thing that might somewhat resemble a carrot. I’m here to urge you to try again BUT in a container!

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Why I Grow from Seed and How to Get Started

There’s no one right way to start seeds. Seed starting is as personal and diverse as gardeners themselves. But if going to the garden centre and buying seedlings that are ready to plant is so easy… why do I commit to the time and energy it takes to grow from seed?

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Two Tomatillos On A Plant
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Why I Grow…. Tomatillos

If you were to ask me: “Jaz, what’s your favourite crop to grow in the garden right now?” My answer would be the diligent, delightful and delicious garden goodie: the tomatillo. Here’s why I grow tomatillos…

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