Raspberries

It all started with 10 raspberry canes I bought from Groupon in 2015. When they arrived, they were just 10 bare sticks with little roots, at first I wanted to discard them but I have decided to plant them near a fence just to see if anything happens. They did get some foliage but no Read More …

Rosemary

Some of the most interesting and unique health benefits of rosemary include its ability to boost memory, improve mood, reduce inflammation, relieve pain, protect the immune system, stimulate circulation, detoxify the body, protect the body from bacterial infections, prevent premature aging, and heal skin conditions. There are so many benefits that there are websites dedicated just to Read More …

Parsley

Even so parsley comes in very generous bunches in the market, there’s nothing like growing your own, you can swear the taste and the smell are stronger! Parsley is the world’s most popular herb. It derives its name from the Greek word meaning “rock celery” (parsley is a relative to celery). It is a biennial Read More …

Chives

Chives are a commonly used herb, one of the finest herbs of French cuisine and our favourite when cooking baked fish. In culinary use, the scapes and the unopened, immature flower buds are diced and used as an ingredient for fish, potatoes, soups, and other dishes. Chives have insect-repelling properties that can be used in gardens to control pests. Only one pot of Read More …

Basil

  Cinnamon Basil Cinnamon basil, also known as Mexican spice basil, has a spicy, fragrant aroma and flavour. It contains methyl cinnamate, giving it a flavour reminiscent of cinnamon. Cinnamon basil has somewhat narrow, slightly serrated, dark green, shiny leaves with reddish-purple veins, which can resemble certain types of mint, and produces small, pink flowers from July to September. Read More …

Red Orach

Description: A cool season plant, Orach is a warm season alternative to spinach that is less likely to bolt. Also known as Garden Orach, Red Orach, Mountain Spinach, French Spinach and Sea Purslane. It is also sometimes referred to as Salt Bush due to its tolerance for alkaline and saline soils. The name Orach is Read More …

Red Mustard

Description: Red mustard greens have broad wrinkled leaves with a violet purple overlay and purple-green variegation. Red mustard leaves are succulent and tender when young with a moderate peppery note and subtle nutty finish. As they mature, flavours sharpen and become more robust with notes of pepper, garlic and mustard. Red Mustard greens are rich Read More …

Kale Scarlet

Description: Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables on earth. Kale is a true super food rich in carontenoids and flavonoids, which are two powerful antioxidants that protect our cells from free radicals and are reported to specifically fight against the formation of cancerous cells. Kale produces tasty, nutritious leaves, very winter-hardy, the colour intensifies Read More …

Cosmic Purple Carrots

Description: Carrot – Cosmic Purple – Daucus carota var. sativus Cosmic Purple Carrots have a lovely, spicy-sweet flavor. This variety was developed by Dr. Philip Simon and staff at the USDA ARS in Madison, Wisconsin in 2005. Packed with antioxidants and vitamin A, Cosmic Purple carrots have a sweet, satisfying flavour in soups, salads or when eaten Read More …