Landscaping Organically – from roots to harvest in your garden

Landscaping Organically – from roots to harvest in your garden

Time to grow! Grow up already we say. 

But in the garden that can be daunting. Hopefully you have at least a handful of pots or planters handy to grow tasty strawberries or herbs this season. Maybe you are fortunate enough to expand into the garden, front or back, and can enjoy the riches the earth has to offer.



Growing home grown vegetables is one of life’s great privileges. The earth provides us with such nourishment.
We applaud every little growing green thumb!


If your thumb is not so green, have no fear Roots To Harvest Landscaping is here. We can help you leave the vast, green lawn far behind. We can also navigate through the jungles of your own overgrown, at once ambitious, but then forgotten, garden project.

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We don’t judge.

We just grow!

Growing lovely, strong, delicious plants we know!


If you need a little (or a lot of help) just call 416-347-5449  or email


Our new landscaping page is up and running. We will add our underway projects there. 

See you soon! Happy growing. May you have a most bountiful harvest.


from the green thumbs at Roots To Harvest Organic Landscaping

sprouted quinoa salad

Sumptuous Sprouted Quinoa Salad – Has arrived!

salads january 2015_0726 mortar pestle garlic It all started with a mortar and pestle, long, long, long time ago…


Ok, not that long ago. But yes, we do employ the ‘days of old’ methods for making our Sumptuous Sprouted Quinoa Salad.

Fortified with freshly ground flax seed and the healthy bite and full flavour of macerated garlic, our Sprouted Quinoa Salad has a wonderful well rounded taste. Perfectly suited for your well rounded lifestyle, right?!

Living foods are for vibrant, luscious, exciting people, looking to live a full life. In our sumptuous Sprouted Quinoa Salad you will enjoy sprouted green lentils, cucumber, freshly macerated garlic with olive oil, lemon juice and flax seeds, topped with organic Red Clover, Alfalfa, Broccoli and Arugula Sprouts.


Get them now, prepared fresh weekly at Big Guy’s Coffee Shop and More Than Pies – Bakery • Market • Cafe

More than Pies: Yes we have sprouted!

Deliciously growing, in all directions, sprouts that is. They are so happy to expand to just about anywhere you let them. Well in the Etobicoke neighbhourhood, they are growing up and expanding at More Than Pies. A delicious bakery full of fresh, tasty goodness all of its own.

brassica-sprouts-close-upOur sprouts will be very happy to join the amazing line up of fresh Movember cookies, mini pizzas, wraps, cakes, scones and much more. You can tell our sprouts from a mile away: because they are so brilliant and green! Shouting to share their love and nutrition with your family.


You can find them at:

More Than Pies – Bakery • Market • Cafe
3469 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (at 30th on the south side)
Toronto, Ontario M8V 1N2


Growing up Salads

Growing up salads starts with healthy roots.

Every little sprout needs to open up into a warmed, nutrient rich environment to give it strength to grow. Sunflower shoots that become microgreens offer the best of flavour, greens, health, nutrients, and fun variety into your salads.

The strong, healthy roots growing here create a strong matting that can easily be lifted off the growing tray.

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We love colours too.

After we put together fresh, organic shoots and sprouts, we toss them up with the best combinations of colour we can think off. Yes, eating with a rainbow of vegetables, nuts, seeds, and sprouts is definitely the way to health.

Beginnings of a most delicious Cabbage based Coleslaw with a flourish: not so secret ingredient Anise!
Our Lemon Kale Sprouted Salad contains Certified Organic Brassica Sprout Blend, Seasoned Kale (with lemon and extra virgin olive oil), Red peppers, Cucumbers, Pumpkin Seeds, and Green onions.



Don’t forget to ask:

for our special, fresh made Mustard Dressing, when you pick up one of these delicious sprout salad combos!

Sprouts have landed at Big Guys! but where’s the fridge?

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Elusive Cooler, Hot on the Move

After careful selection of seed sprouts (we chose certified organic brassicas and sunflower seeds to start), deliberation of labels, and Eco Friendly biodegradable, compostable plastic take away sprout packages, we finally put together our first offerings of sprouts!
Went to pick up the fridge the sprouts will call their temporary home until they get to yours, and alas, fridge was not ready.

Soooo, where’s the fridge?

Stand by, as we hunt down the elusive cooler, hot on the move.