2015 Spring brings New Products and thoughts

Good morning everyone. So it is March! Never thought we would finally get here. Have you finally awakened from your “prolonged” winter hibernation? The only thing that gets me going is seeding out new heirloom vegetable varieties! Its nice to […]

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Brandon’s Seedy Sunday

Hi Folks! Seedy Sunday 2015 has arrived! Really getting excited to meet with you all! February 15th, 2015   (10AM – 4PM) Held at the Ukrainian National Home situated at 1133 Stickney Avenue / 59 – 11th Street North Brandon, Manitoba […]

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Winnipeg’s Seedy Saturday

Hi folks, Getting excited once again to meet with you all. Seedy Saturday 2015 has arrived! Saturday, Feb 14th (St. Valentine’s Days!) 10 AM till 3 PM Canadian Mennonite University 600 Shaftesbury  Winnipeg, Man. I am getting out my packets […]

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Heirloom Harvest 2014

Well 2014 proved to be a very challenging growing year. Despite this I still managed to take off seed from some real interesting varieties. I will offer regular packets. Please bear in mind that some will be limited and some […]

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Gardening 101!

Folks who know me, have heard me talk  a lot about all the years of gardening experience I have “under my belt”. Yet along will come a year that will totally throw all my experiences straight out the window. And […]

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What can Happen in 2 Weeks!

Remember me ranting on about all the HEAT we were receiving in the middle of August? About how huge the cracks were in the garden? Well…now I have to eat my hat! Just as suddenly the weather did a 360 […]

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A “SEEDY” Story

What a fine HOT summer we are having…again! The gardens (in Manitoba) are now…baking. Good thing we received so much rain (over 8 inches by us…) HOWEVER…there are huge cracks developing everywhere between the rows and in the walkways. Like […]

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Congratulations! Here are our 3 WINNERS !

Hi Everyone! I FINALLY got around to attending to some unfinished business, BECAUSE what else can one do when it is RAINING EVERY DAY! So far we received over 5 1/2″ of rain (in 10 days) and the sweet potatoes […]

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Genetically Engineered Foods, Cross Canada Speakers’ Tour

Hi Everyone! I am very excited to announce the upcoming events occurring right here in Manitoba! Here is your chance to get some answers (straight from the horse’s mouth…so to speak) of where GE is at in your foods and […]

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Work with Nature or Pay the Price, says ex-grain Farmer

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 written by Daniel Winters        daniel.winters@fbcpublishing.com (c/o www.manitobacooperator.ca) Holistic management instructor calls for adoption of farming methods that restore soil health and make farmers prosperous. Don’t talk to Blain Hjertaas about “sustainability.”
The farmer and holistic management instructor […]

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Planting Guide for Manitoba

Please find enclosed this useful information: (I have obtained it from another source, alto I can not recall from where…) and am thus “borrowing it”…so that everyone interested in starting their own seed could benefit from it.  Mandy Planting a […]

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I Couldn’t Have Said it Better Myself!

I received this gut wrenching, heart felt comment, in response to my Blog “Manitobans’ Don’t Care Where Their Food Comes From”. May I also add…it is also from another Manitoban, like myself. This lady says it like it is. Please […]

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Manitobans do not Care Where their Food Comes From

On occasion a situation crosses my path that I simply cannot ignore, especially when it hits this close to home. I placed an ad in a local paper to sell off some excess eggs that our wee chickens flock was […]

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