North Shore Gardening Life

Days Until First Frost

Jennifer’s Veg Garden Report: June 2024

Thinking About Frost Already The vegetable garden is growing like gangbusters.   I am very pleased with how healthy and lush my peas, carrots, lettuce, spinach, onions, garlic, potatoes, beans, kale, squash, tomatoes and cabbage are this year.  Potatoes Lettuce Carrots Garlic Scapes Coming On Soon I will be harvesting the early- mid season crops: garlic, peas, […]

Canada Post Issues New Flower Stamps

This is what Canada Post has to say about these new stamps: “Canada Post’s latest stamp issue features two native wildflowers that are important sources of food for a variety of pollinators, including hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. The brilliant blossoms of butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) and spotted beebalm (Monarda punctata) become heavy with nectar and […]

Royal Canadian Legion – Poppy Lawn Ornament

The Royal Canadian Legion says:  “This metal Poppy ornament is a perfect way to express your commitment to the message of Remembrance all year round. It measures at 9” wide and is mounted on a 27” post that can be sunk into the ground. . . . The post also separates into 3 pieces, allowing […]

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