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Growing Herbs From Seed

Growing Herbs From Seed

Herbs provide tasty additions to all types of foods from salads to cooked other culinary delights. What could be better than edible landscaping? The plants are beautiful as ornamental and some even produce attractive flowers. Herbs can be grown in a designated herb plot in the garden or among your other vegetables. Intermingled in your flowerbed, or even in containers, the blooms are beautiful and attract butterflies and other beneficial insects to the garden. Herbs from
How to Grow Your Own Nutritious Vegetables Year Round- Part 2

How to Grow Your Own Nutritious Vegetables Year Round- Part 2

April April is a terrific time to begin to grow your own nutritious vegetables. This can provide your family with a fabulous selection of fresh, crispy, delicious vegetables all year round. Sow: arugula, broad beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, kale, leeks, lettuce, onions, peas, potatoes radish, spinach, swiss chard and turnips Sow indoors: peppers, tomatoes, eggplant and melons Peas Grown in your garden, peas taste completely different from what you buy frozen or canned, in a
Growing  Your Own Nutritious Vegetables- Part 1

Growing Your Own Nutritious Vegetables- Part 1

Growing  your own nutritious vegetables, is the very best thing you can do for the health of your family.  There is tremendous convenience in having everything you need for a crisp, fresh salad or big chunky veggies for your favorite beef stew, right outside your back door. Growing  your own vegetables will save you loads of money while providing you with the best flavor you’ve ever experienced. Vegetables begin to lose nutrients, and quality begins to
Beekeeping

Beekeeping

Beekeeping has been practiced in British Columbia for over 150 years. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, 2,300 beekeepers currently operate approximately 47,000 colonies as a hobby or a full or part-time business. Climate in The Fraser Valley Raising bees in the Fraser Valley can offer challenges because of  its climate. Winters are generally mild, but an excessive amount of rain and moisture can threaten the survival of your colony of bees. Air circulation is vital
BC Buzz Honey

BC Buzz Honey

BC Buzz Honey is located at 6321 248 St. in Langley. First started in 2013 by Chris Davies and Kris Friesen, they have turned a small “working out of a shed honey company,” into a company on the rise. In 2015, the 2 Chris’s expanded the operation by adding a new production facility and 1 employee, Cody Graham; brought in to run the day to day operations and  do sales.  At this time BC Buzz had
Start a Backyard Chicken Coop

Start a Backyard Chicken Coop

There are some important things to know before you start a backyard chicken coop. According to our research, we found mostly resistance, not acceptance, to backyard chicken coops in the Fraser Valley. This seems to be because of the fear of avian flu in our poultry population. Protecting Farms From Infection This is a more than reasonable fear due to the area having industrial chicken farms that need to be protected from disease. Our large poultry