Growing a garden is like learning a language. You need to learn it and then use it. Some very basic information is needed and then you immerse yourself in the environment and you learn more and more as you go.
Like many gardeners in the Comox Valley, I knew that frost was coming in November. But, I didn’t think it would last quite this long and get quite as cold as it did. Note to self, frost kills, especially greens. I still had what I thought were “frost tolerant” veggies outside. Kohlrabi, endive, mizuna, […]
Inara’s Garden I love Garlic. I love cooking and the base of any one of my stir-fryies is usually onions and garlic. Garlic has a spicy yet mild taste , unlike hot peppers which sometimes make your mouth feel like its on fire. It’s a good thing we grow a lot of garlic at our […]
Bee’s Adventures, Inara’s Garden My friend Julia just asked me how many pets I owned. I had to think about it for a bit and then I told her: over 60,000!!! You see, about a year ago, my mum bought two beehives and along with two dogs, the 50 chickens, and two guinea pigs, […]
My family moved to the Comox Valley 2 years ago and we now live on a farm just north of Courtenay. Our farm’s name is Amara Farm