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by farmgal
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Food Storage
Topic: Shrub Drinks-Preservation
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Canada

Shrub Drinks-Preservation

I have been learning all about Shrubs this month, A very interesting history in using Vinegar's mixed with highly perishable fruits to make a long lasting stable product that is used to make safe drinks. The basic is 1 part fruit or fruit juice, 1 part sweeter, sugar or honey and 1 part Vinegar, wit...
by farmgal
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Gardens in 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 395
Canada

Re: Gardens in 2017

Ok, I am Zone 5, Ottawa Valley area.. First two weeks of March. Currently starting Hot and Sweet Peppers, Brussel Sprouts, and Ground cherries.. I also have soft fruit seeds in cold storage for getting them ready to be planted out.. I am also starting a number of Fungus Spores that will be used as p...
by farmgal
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Ontario
Topic: Plan on Gardening? Here's A List Of Seed Companies That Will Send You Catalogues
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Canada

Re: Plan on Gardening? Here's A List Of Seed Companies That Will Send You Catalogues

Hello Liezurly There is a lot of small seed saving companies and local farmers-gardeners.. Google Seedy Saturday and it will pull up local seed events planned across Canada and if you want a good grasp on a lot of the Canadian smaller seed growers, the Small Farm Canada seed list month is outstandin...
by farmgal
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Newb Ottawa
Replies: 6
Views: 50
Canada

Re: Newb Ottawa

Welcome to the board
by farmgal
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Ontario
Topic: question about Power in Ontario
Replies: 16
Views: 176
Canada

Re: question about Power in Ontario

here is a rock solid, with bills included report for you peppercorn

http://business.financialpost.com/news/ ... h-the-roof
by farmgal
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Ontario
Topic: Eastern Ottawa and Area Summer Get Together Aug 12th
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Canada

Re: Eastern Ottawa and Area Summer Get Together Aug 12th

it will be nice to see you, its going to be a great event!
by farmgal
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Gardens in 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 395
Canada

Re: Gardens in 2017

ok, Brussel sprouts, pepper plants are started and up.. waiting another week for tomatoes, ground cherries .. starting my hot peppers tomorrow.. need to do a little research on when to start my TPS seeds to get the timing right. Outside we are covered in at least three feet plus of snow but the sun ...
by farmgal
Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Canadian News and Weather
Topic: latest snow storm
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Canada

Re: latest snow storm

We got a solid 12 inches, maybe 14 max, but the winds are good and the drifts are outstanding, with the path to the barn having drifts hitting mid-leg, thank goodness for snow shoes LOL and sleds to pull behind you. Otherwise, all is good.. we are just waiting for the plows to do the main and side r...
by farmgal
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Canadian News and Weather
Topic: latest snow storm
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Canada

latest snow storm

How is everyone effected doing in the latest round of snow storms?
by farmgal
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Ontario
Topic: Plan on Gardening? Here's A List Of Seed Companies That Will Send You Catalogues
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Canada

Re: Plan on Gardening? Here's A List Of Seed Companies That Will Send You Catalogues

Hi Helicopilot Yes and no.. Yes, you will certainly find that the store packages that are selling the basic's tend to put more seeds per package, but when ordering online from the places I do (not sure about Versey's as I have not used them) but its standard, they will tell you weight or seed count ...

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