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Cut and come again

As we pass the longest day of the year, June 21, the plants in your garden are responding to all that sunshine by growing...

Nurture Your Tree Investment

If you own real estate, chances are you have a tree or two growing on it. Trees are like oxygen: it is easy to...

Top 8 Food Gardening Tips

The growing season has finally arrived and now you just wait for the everything to ripen, right? Wrong.The road to a successful harvest is...

Container questions answered

Everyone, it seems, is planting in containers. Condo owners create colour and grow food on their balconies while “home” owners do the same on...

Gardens that pop

“Plugged-in colour”. It is an expression that Mark made up while shooting TV, a few years ago.Everyone that loves to create a flower garden...

Lawns and Lawn Alternatives

We get a lot of questions about lawns. Lawns are, after all, a point of pride for many homeowners.Lawns are also subject to scrutiny...

Six tools every gardener needs

Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan once said, “we shape our tools then our tools shape us”.Gardeners understand this well and are known to form attachments...

Rain parade

Rain is a gift.  Nature rains down moisture this time of year to produce May flowers, and much more.  Without it, our gardens would...

The Golden Days of Planting

t is early April and if you are like most Canadians, you are waiting for the long weekend of May to do your planting....

Seed Money

The threshold of the gardening season features the season opener, likely in your kitchen: seed starting. Now is the perfect time to get going...