I’m the northernmost post towards the east on the beginning of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec.
A group email from our Asheville community garden network had me going back to look at past posts, using the search “tromboncino squash.”The search pulled up a remarkable number of … Read More
This basket of large apricots was on sale yesterday at one of our major supermarkets in Rimouski. I’d gone to this one, an IGA, especially to get “wild” blueberries from … Read More
Amazingly, squash seem to thrive here, absent the insect pests that they normally harbor in warmer places. They grow rapidly in the long days of summer and seem to fruit … Read More
I’ve only cooked a couple of these beans as of yet, but I’m finally harvesting them in a reasonable quantity from the lovely scarlet runner bean trellis. They started flowering … Read More
We have two old apple trees, now largely in shade. They seem to be normally-grown Quebec apples — largely “cooking” apples for pie and applesauce, Empire, Cortland, and the like. … Read More
An almost final harvest of beets in my small vegetable garden here in Quebec yielded some nice-looking beet greens, along with a few (very small) beets. Clearly, more nutrients will … Read More
My gardening companion has transformed our garden here in Quebec from a largely ornamental one, to one that’s harboring native plants of all kinds. We’ve snagged what we can find … Read More
This aster will be my offering for Wildflower Wednesday. It’s been covered with flower visitors until the rains started this week. It’s still lovely.
Getting ready to leave in the next week or so, it’s hard to leave such a lovely garden. My gardening companion has transformed our formerly ornamental garden into a much … Read More