Cayenne Peppers in bloom

This is the extent of my gardening this year, but even this little bit makes me happy!   2 cayenne chili blooms. They’re so cute. #alberta #canada #gardening #garden #tinygarden #cayenne #chili #growing #plant #organic A post shared by Amy | (@amy_e_garrett) on Jul 24, 2017 at 4:28pm PDT Save Save Save

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Artemis at our pond/dugout.

Years of our lives

That moment when you realize it was 2014 when you posted last, and it’s somehow now 2017…. How did that happen? Looking back over all the year’s posts, my poor garden blog went from frequent excited posts to sporadic random recipes and “want to do”.  2017 has us on our own property so the “want […]

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2014 Veggie Garden offically started!

Finally – it’s been years since I got to really get into doing a veggie garden, but I got a start on it today! It didn’t take much work to get the container/raised beds cleaned up from the winter, and I planted onions: And a lonely rhubarb that won’t be lonely for long: Here’s all […]

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Carrot Cake

Print Carrot Cake A simple, but completely delicious and frosting smothered carrot cake. Doesn’t include yucky stuff like pecans or pineapple (which are fine on their own, but not in carrot cake). Course Dessert Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes Servings 12 Author Amy Garrett Ingredients For […]

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We get winter like Florida gets sun

Well, it’s been winter since the second week of November here (it was winter early October last year though, so I am happy fall stuck around a little longer) and it just keeps getting more and more wintery. And I’ll tell you a secret, I can run the John Deer to feed cows like nobody’s […]

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Chili Seasoning

Print Chili Seasoning Much better chili seasoning than store bought packets. Course Seasoning Prep Time 5 minutes Total Time 5 minutes Author Amy Garrett Ingredients 4 teaspoons chili powder 1 tablespoon dried minced onion 1 tablespoon dried , minced garlic 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons dried parsley 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon dried basil […]

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