Monthly Archives: April 2018

By the time we are grown-up gardeners it’s likely that most of us have figured out the intricacies of reproduction.  While this my be true inside the home, I find an abundance of confusion, half-truths and myths surrounding reproduction outside in the garden, specifically concerning fruit trees, berry crops and fruit-producing shrubs. Pollination is the […]

Preheat oven to 350 deg. F 2 cups raisins 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 2 1/2 tbsp cornstarch 1 1/2 cups sour cream 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 3/4 cups rolled oats 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 3/4 cups flour 1 cup margarine, softened Grease and flour a […]

It’s great to see interest in vegetable gardening on the rise as we finally see spring.  Home-grown vegetables are fresher, more nutritious and cheaper than those from the store.  You know what fertilizer and chemicals have been applied to them, they haven’t been transported thousands of kilometers and, perhaps best of all, there’s the deep […]

Oven 350 deg. F 2/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2/3 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup non-dairy milk (eg. almond milk) 2 tsp vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 8 oz. bag (1 1/2 cup) vegan chocolate chips Mix together sugars, salt, […]