Category Archives: Seaweed

Storms Bring Challenges & Blessings

Gardeners everywhere are sometimes challenged and other times blessed by what nature and the environment delivers. The South shore of Nova Scotia experienced an intense storm on January 4th that left not only coastal damage but also what many refer … Continue reading

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Gardening Like Our Great Grandfathers

For generations, coastal dwellers have gathered seaweed off local beaches for use on their crops. Gardeners still gather “sea manure” or “goémon” – the seaweed mixed with shell and sand that has been torn loose by wave and storm action. … Continue reading

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Dulse–the Delight of Nova Scotia

If you time it right, you can harvest a tasty treat for yourself, right off Nova Scotia’s shores. Called dulse, this delight grows on the Fundy shore near Parrsboro. You have only a two- or three-day window, however, to easily … Continue reading

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