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7 Summer Garden Tips

| June 15, 2017 | 10 Comments
7 Summer Garden Tips

7 Summer Garden Tips Do you have a garden? Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned gardener, there are a number of things you can do to help your garden grow. Here are 7 summer garden tips: 1. Water your plants and vegetables at the right time of day. The best time is early in the morning […]

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What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

| June 2, 2017 | 5 Comments
What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

    What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden If you’re planting a summer vegetable garden, you might be wondering what type of veggies you should plant. Certain vegetables are more likely to thrive in the heat than others. Here are some ideas on what to plant in a summer vegetable garden: 1. Tomatoes. […]

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4 Fresh Fruit Vinaigrette Recipes ~ Orange, Strawberry, Lemon and Blueberry

| June 5, 2015 | 18 Comments
4 Fresh Fruit Vinaigrette Recipes ~ Orange, Strawberry, Lemon and Blueberry

Just in time for summer! 4 amazing fresh fruit vinaigrette recipes that you must try! They are super easy to prepare and so delicious.  You can make the vinaigrettes year round, but I am really looking forward to picking fresh strawberries and blueberries in the fields this summer and making some batches in Mason jars. You […]

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Eating Your Greens and a Meatless Recipe

| August 29, 2014 | 15 Comments
Eating Your Greens and a Meatless Recipe

I’m always stressing the importance of eating more veggies to my clients. Instead of thinking of dieting or taking foods out, why not focus on adding good foods in? With enough adding of the good stuff, you eventually crowd out the bad stuff. Working up to four cups of greens daily is a great goal […]

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How to Make a Salad in a Jar

| July 5, 2013 | 7 Comments
How to Make a Salad in a Jar

Have you tried making a salad in a jar?  It’s a great idea as you can prepare a few jars at at time and keep them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.  If you would like to keep them refrigerated for a week, you must vacuum seal the Mason Jars.  You can purchase […]

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Getting Dirty In The Garden – A Review & Giveaway 06/11 ~ CAN

| May 23, 2013 | 10 Comments
Getting Dirty In The Garden – A Review & Giveaway 06/11 ~ CAN

Since moving to a bit more of a rural setting with 3 acres just over 5 years ago, I’ve been experimenting more with different types of gardening. I love the growing season after our long and dark winters and get really excited about the colours and smells the garden brings each growing season. I know […]

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Farms in Ottawa

| January 5, 2013
Farms in Ottawa

 Bring the family for some great outdoor fun times at one of these farms in Ottawa!  Proulx Sugar Bush & Berry Farm 1865 O’Toole Rd. Cumberland (Ottawa), ON K4C 1N2 Tel: 613-833-2417 or  613-833-9009 Fax: 613-833-0472 Email: proulx@proulxberryfarm.com  Strawberries, rhubarb, raspberries, sweet corn, and garden vegetables. March-April: Visit our sugarbush, see the maple production, enjoy a […]

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