P for Potatoes

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I’ve grown potatoes in large bushel baskets for a couple of years now.  I had been doing some reading on the internet and came across some articles about folks that grew potatoes in containers or bushel baskets and I decided … Continued

P for Petunias

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 Petunias are those popular annuals that will fill our pots with colourful, trumpet shaped blooms throughout the summer months.   They come in varieties of grandiflora, multiflora, milliflora and hedgiflora.  Some have single blooms and some have multiple blooms.

Alaska Peas

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Peas are very ap’pea’ling. There is nothing better than popping out into the garden and picking some peas and eating them fresh from the pod. Sow pea seeds in early spring.  Plant about 2.5 cm deep and cover with soil. … Continued

Poppin’ Poppies

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P is for Poppies. The seedlings pop through the ground in April.  They are little hairy leaves that grow quite quickly. Those green fuzzy heads start popping up in early May.  They are quite fascinating to watch as they slowly … Continued