Home Harvest is ready for planting, are you?

Top dressing your garden each year is a must. Each growing season you enjoy the bounty of your harvest but in the natural process you are removing nutrients necessary for future growth. Your garden should be cleaned up, turned over and dressed with additional top soil and compost each growing season to ensure optimal plant […]

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Planting Garlic

Of the many types of wonderful herbs and vegetables we grow (or try to grow) in our own Home Harvest Kitchen Garden there is one we value most of all – Garlic. We can think of no other crop that is as easy to grow, provides greater utility and saves more on our food budget […]

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Preparing the Fall Garden for Winter and Spring

I am not sure why plots of vegetables or flowers, are called “beds” but the moniker is an apt one for as the temperatures drop the best thing you can do for your garden is to cover it with a thick blanket. Recurring cycles of freezing and thawing (so typical of our Maritime winters) cause […]

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