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Second Annual gratitude Day and Open Garden Update

 Here at Half-Acre Eden* we continue to blossom, growing a combination of food and beauty.  There have been many changes this year.  The compost pile just inside the garden gate is gone and we are developing the soil with our own compost, … Continue reading

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Joys…and learnings…of the retail life

Recently I ventured into new territory: retail!  One might wonder why, after years of avoiding the commercial side of life, I might chose to immerse myself in the melee? The answer is simple: need! Although I have been living in … Continue reading

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To Forget-Me-Not…or not!

O.K., the forget-me-nots got away from me.  Some would swear that IS the nature of forget-me-nots!  But they captivate my heart as I anticipate their gorgeous river of sky blue winding through the mid-Spring gardens.  And I am totally willing to … Continue reading

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Early spring rituals: planting, clearing…..and discovering

 It’s time to get started!  The onions and leeks, broccoli, cabbage, and brussel sprouts we planted last month and put under lights in the basement are now on the back deck where they are getting used to real sun and … Continue reading

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Urban Farming Lives!

It has been so beautiful these last few days; I am convinced it is truly spring.  Yesterday I spent time in the yard of a lovely couple and their small children.  They had dug up the entire side yard and were on … Continue reading

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Waiting on the soil…..

  As the snow clears I find myself chomping at the bit to get out into the garden.  About a week ago we started our first seeds under lights* in the basement.  We have been rewarded with tiny cabbage and … Continue reading

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Early Spring Pruning is a Gift, Indoors and Out!

The first apple blossom popped open on the kitchen table today.  It is on a bough pruned off of a beautiful, mature apple tree at The Circle Women’s Centre two-and-a-half weeks ago.  It holds centre stage in out hearts as … Continue reading

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