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Know how Farmers work hard in the fall to Winterize and Prepare for Spring
Let’s face it…Canadian winters are arguably the harshest in the world. In parts of the northern prairies, it can get down to minus 20° for weeks on end. The ground freezes solid, even in Southern Ontario.
Growers and producers across the country generally use the time after harvest is completed to prepare for spring. Jake Leguee, a Saskatchewan farmer, and Larry Thomas, an Alberta cattleman, each have unique protocols that they follow.
How to make Rhubarb Cobbler
First, gather everything that you need for both stages of the recipe:
How to make Apple Cider & Honey Roasted Lamb Leg
Apples and cider go wonderfully with lamb. The apples break down on cooking and help thicken the sauce. Olive oil and honey give the lamb an exquisite taste. Particularly good recipe to enjoy at a formal gathering during the fall or casually with your friends and family!
How to make Jalapeño 'n' Cheese Cornbread Waffle Burgers?
First, gather everything that you need for both stages of the recipe:
How to Grow Container Gardening on Balconies, Decks and other small spaces?
Not only are potatoes one of the easiest crops to grow in containers, there are also benefits to doing so over traditional gardening methods. These include fewer pests, earlier harvests, the added flavor of fresh new potatoes, and the growing fun that containers provide.
Know how to stack the odds. Protect your place against wildfire
Fire can strike any time, but a wildfire is a particularly ugly threat – it’s beyond your control and comes with very little warning. The risk is growing, with higher temperatures, easier access and more people living and playing in forested areas and farmland. But you can mitigate the risk of losing your home and other buildings.
How to Make your own Kombucha
Kombucha is centuries-old drink that is gaining popularity across Canada. But what is it? Kombucha is a fermented tea drink that is brewed around the world, at home and commercially. Using tea as a base, a scoby (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) and flavouring ingredients are added, such as fruit, which also help feed the live bacteria and yeast.
How to Start Composting
Savvy marketers will tell you that the words free and green are among the most powerful in any language, and composting tags both buzzwords.
How to Start Growing Indoors
Sometime in the winter, as days get longer and the sunshine is a little stronger, gardeners start to hanker for spring and new plants growing. Others long for truly fresh salad greens and some people just want a lush, healthy indoor garden. Now, you can grow any sort of plant indoors, with a modest investment in equipment to give your indoor garden an environment as good as a summer garden.