Home Harvest Creates Unique Learning Spaces

Home Harvest Kitchen Gardens has had the opprtunity to work with Gorsebrook Jr. High in Halifax’s south end to create a unique learning environment for its students. The twelve raised bed herb and vegetable gardens have been planted with a huge vareiety of crops including tomatoes, cucumber, lettuce, kale, beans, squash, dill, fennel and so […]

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Gardening Tips for July

Watering Plants, like most forms of life are composed of mostly water, approximately 90% by weight.  It is water that prompts seeds to germinate, provides the hydrogen (H2o) necessary for the miracle of photosynthesis and it is water that allows for the transfer of nutrients from the soil to the root hairs of the plant.  […]

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Beans, Beans Big as Submarines!

If you are like us, you have had a bunker crop of beans of this year.  We love the string beans, but the pole beans always seem to get ahead of us.  So what do you do with all those pole beans?  Well don’t let them go waste!  One of the great rewards of gardening […]

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