March 20, 2023 is the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. In my garden in Southern Ontario, there are a few splashes of green, mainly onions and daffodils, and indoors, my vegetable seeds are starting to sprout (photo: cucamelon sprout). I am joining Cee's Flower of the Day (FOTD) Challenge for March 20, [...]
Indoor Gardening – Sprouting Broccoli
New Seed 2023
Six Backyard Crops for the Mexican Kitchen
Poinsettia – A Christmas Miracle?
The poinsettia plant (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is native to Mexico’s Central and Southern regions, where it was domesticated in pre-Hispanic times, often used to dye textiles and was treasured as a tribute to gods, such as Tonantzin (Our Lady, Our Mother). Last year around this time, I got a large pot with three poinsettias as a rebate at the supermarket, and they are still alive and well ... click on title for more