Exceptional Fall Colour from Unexpected Plants

Exceptional Fall Colour from Unexpected Plants

Exceptional Fall Colour from Unexpected Plants When we say ‘fall colour,’ folks inevitably think about large, lovely deciduous trees like maples and oaks. Some may even call to mind a few well-known shrubs like ‘Burning Bush’ (euonymus a.), fothergilla g., or itea v.,...
Fall Feeding

Fall Feeding

Fall Feeding It hardly seems fair, but November 1st is only a few weeks away, and we all know what that means–surprise cold spells that can take their toll on our gardens! Now is the time to begin a fall fertilization program to toughen up softer plants, but it’s also...
Rhubarb Growing Guide

Rhubarb Growing Guide

Rhubarb Growing Guide Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable that adds that tangy, tart flavour to dessert menus, sauces, fruit combos, and compotes. It’s also hard to beat for pies and crumbles!  Rhubarb is so very useful in our cooking and yet, far too few are being grown...
March ‘To Do’ List 2021

March ‘To Do’ List 2021

March ‘To Do’ List 2021 The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and your yard is calling you! Our ‘Top 10 Things to Do’ in the garden this month are: 1. Dormant spray fruit trees with a diluted mixture if you have not already completed three sprayings....
Your October Garden Checklist

Your October Garden Checklist

October is an important month for many things in our gardens. Here are the top 10 projects to tackle: 1. It’s the last chance to plant garlic for harvest next July. Raised beds, sandy soil and a sunny location are key. Russian garlic is quite successful in our...