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2014 Fenceline Garden Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday January 24, 2014   -   By Katie

Earlier this month I shared my Main Garden Plan for 2014. If you’re interested in seeing what I’m growing in our 1,152 square feet of raised beds, click here . In that post I mentioned that I had not yet created a plan for the Fenceline Garden, a...

Seasonal Family Garden Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday April 16, 2013   -   By Katie

One of the things I’m enjoying most about this year’s growing season is the opportunity to help others with their home gardens. Last week I had a chance to chat with a friend and former college roommate – Sara Heilig, about the garden that she and her ...

2013 Seed Starting Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday February 06, 2013   -   By Katie

I’m getting giddy about spring now that I’ve purchased seeds for our 2013 gardens! I spent a lot of time looking through websites and catalogs last week to make my selections. I started my seed search having a general idea of what I wanted to grow...

More on Companion Planting & Beneficial Bugs, Craf...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday July 26, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Evan and I picked rhubarb and asparagus today... so fun! He enjoys being outside helping so much, it is such a blessing. The other day when we were in the front garden hoeing he and Ryan were picking up all the weeds putting them in...

The Three Sisters Garden: Cultivating History and ...

Blog: Growing Days   -   Thursday March 22, 2012   -   By Julie

Spring is here! Hooray! Although, I’m afraid upstate South Carolina skipped spring and rushed straight into summer. Honestly, 86 degrees? Battling raspberry canes is painful enough without fear of sunburn. Fortunately, I’m keeping...

Warm, friendly turkey

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Thursday December 08, 2011   -   By Mary

Turkeys are warm and friendly birds, especially on cold nights when our other birds need a big friend.   For less than the cost of electricity, Tom the turkey keeps our egg laying birds alive, healthy and comfortable.  Tom has helpers out here...

I Companion Plant.....Do You?

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Friday May 14, 2010   -   By Jessica

  As a vegetable and herb grower; plus wanting to actually enjoy everything I've grown, I have found companion planting to be one of the most important strategies to incorporate into the planning of all my gardens. I strive to have a beautiful...

Borage - Borago officinalis - Beautiful Blue!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Monday March 15, 2010   -   By Karen

    Borage - Borago officinalis I just love this picture. Those showy little blue star-shaped flowers attract bees, butterflies, and all kinds of good pollinators to my garden. I use Borage for companion planting. It's well...

Three Sisters Garden ~ Historical Companion Planti...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday November 17, 2009   -   By Karen

This year at the Stanhope Discovery Museum, where I'm the garden's coordinator, we once again, planted a "Three Sisters Garden". Until I moved from Toronto, here to Haliburton County, I'd yet to hear about what a Three Sisters Garden actually was....


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