Vegetables

Growing Microgreens

  I have recently discovered how easy it is to grow microgreens at home. The process is simple and the results are rewarding. The microgreens pictured above are currently growing on my kitchen counter. The pea shoots in the foreground have … Continue reading

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The Taming of Rice

A look into the origins of this life-sustaining grain and how it got it’s start… by Suzi Gabany January 13, 2016 – NMGO Monthly meeting… Legion Village Pub, Cobourg, ON. Members only (sorry). Prospective members can contact Judy Harris at … Continue reading

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Tomato Plants

Tomato plants first appeared in print in 1595 in Spain. Tomatoes were erroneously thought to be poisonous. Earlier around 1521 Cortes was known to have distributed the tomato to the Caribbean, Philippines, and southeast Asia. In Italy, the tomato was … Continue reading

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Your Independent Grocer Garden Centre

At  the April Northumberland Master Gardener meeting we  were pleased to welcome Rosa from Port Hope’s Independent Grocer Garden Centre. Rather than making a presentation Rosa chose to answer questions from group. Lots of good questions asked and information given. … Continue reading

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Vegetable Gardening

Our speaker for  the Jan 2015 Northumberland Master Gardener meeting was Betty DeLong. Betty talked about growing vegetables.  Much of her insight was first hand as  she grew up on a farm and grew a vegetable garden while raising a … Continue reading

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Sprouts and Microgreens

On November 12 , our monthly speaker was Dana Smith who gave  a talk on growing salad greens in  the form of sprouts and microgreens. Sprouts and microgreens can be grown year round as a fresh and nutrition packed addition … Continue reading

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