Author Archives: Growing Spaces

Edamame: A hit at Seedy Sunday! 0

It was great to meet fellow gardeners at this year’s Toronto Seedy Sunday!  Although it’s only February, you can tell that there are a lot of people getting excited for the upcoming gardening season.  This year we had a particularly large interest in our Edamame seeds. We had great success with this ‘Champion’ variety of […]

Don’t know what to get your sweetheart…. 0

This week we put a twist to one of our most favorite traditional recipes. With Valentines quickly approaching, we decided to combine our Spy apples with our favorite seasonal candies with the end result being the most delicious light dessert any ‘sweetheart’ could ask for. That’s right ….‘Cinnamon Heart’ Apple Sauce! Apple sauce is made […]

Join us at Seedy Sunday! 0

Growing Spaces is pleased to be back at Seedy Sunday Toronto for another successful year! We’re looking forward to seeing all of our fellow gardeners at the event’s new location at Hart House on Sunday February 13th, 2011 from 12:30-6. There’s lots of opportunity to learn more about gardening and buy and exchange vegetable and […]

Gift baskets are here for the holiday season! 0

ABCD Gift Basket Growing Spaces has been busy preserving this fall!  Check out our new gift baskets for the holiday season.  All products are local and organically grown on our farm in Ayton, Ontario.  We have some already made up or  you can  pick and choose what you like to see in the basket. Sure […]

Growing Spaces visits the Royal 0

Wow, what an exciting week at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair!  So much to see, smell and taste…talk about a sensory overload! Friday was a beautiful day to bike down to the Royal and see the sights.  Some of our favorites exhibitions were: All the amazing local foods including jams, chutneys, salsas, mustards, sausages, ice […]

Edible….Entrance? 0

Heres a garden we did in Toronto last June.  Along the side of the house, a previously under used part of the house was transformed into an edible corridor!  A bed of raspberry bushes, cabbage, and leeks were planted along with one of our self-watering ‘recycle bin’ planters filled with tomato plants, swiss chard, and […]

Our Market Garden at Aycliff, Ayton 0

Alas, our wonderfully bountiful market garden ended another chapter with the picking of the last of the leeks.  In memoriam, we thought it would be nice to show what it looked like at the beginning of the growing season (before) and what it looked like at its peak (after).

Growing Spaces Greenhouse 0

  Growing Spaces Greenhouse Check out our mini-greenhouse!   This greenhouse is constructed out of 100% reclaimed wood trim windows that were on their way to the dump.  This is a great way to start your seedlings in early spring, or extend your growing season well into the fall! See it this week at Toronto’s […]

Growing Spaces Online! 0

Growing Spaces has now entered the digital realm!  We’ll be working away at getting this website functional, so stay tuned and in the meantime send any questions/comments to Happy Fall!