Monthly Archives: August 2010

We are so blessed to enjoy fresh fruit in the Okanagan Valley-at this time of the year it has to be the best thing about living here. But for all the plump cherries, juicy peaches, crisp apples and tasty plums, there’s one fruit that stands head and shoulders above the rest. Prunus armeniaca, better known […]

All gardeners, it seems, have their own essential vegetables; those which are the first to be planned for when it comes to allocating space in the spring and are among the first to be planted when weather permits. Our essential vegetable is basil. We must have basil and we must have a lot of it. […]