Give Peas a Chance: Planting Peas

Give Peas a Chance: Planting Peas

  Why do fresh-picked garden peas taste so much better than anything you can buy in the store? Well, their sugars turn into starches shortly after harvest, which means that the true flavour of a sun-ripened pea, popped off the plant and right into your mouth, can’t be faked. Peas don’t need much space to…

2014 garden in review: what worked

2014 garden in review: what worked

I love this time of year in the garden. There’s almost nothing to do, except for digging up frost-sweetened parsnips and figuring out what to do with the mountains of zucchini that inhabit our freezer. It’s the time to make a hot cup of tea, get cozy, and reflect on the year that was. When…

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