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...
Early Spring Planting

Early Spring Planting

Minter Country Garden Old Man Winter is quickly fading, which is good for us and our gardens! Check out this guide to planting early spring plants. We’ve been so fortunate to have a temperate winter this year (okay, with the exception of that spell in January!), so...
We Love Those Spuds!

We Love Those Spuds!

Blog “Boil ‘em, mash ‘em, stick ‘em in a stew…”* Any way you like them, potatoes are fantastic, and they are classified as one of the world’s healthiest foods. Last season, Brian contacted Bill Zylman to put together some helpful tips for potato gardeners....
Pruning: Selecting The Right Tools for the Job

Pruning: Selecting The Right Tools for the Job

Pruning: Selecting The Right Tools for the Job Like a good spring house cleaning, a thorough pruning can make your garden look clean and fresh at this time of year. Like a good spring house cleaning, a thorough pruning can make your garden look clean and fresh at this...
Kids and the Winter Garden

Kids and the Winter Garden

Results for "valentine" Little ones tend to think there’s nothing fun to do in the yard this time of year, but there really is! Bundle up and grab a thermos of hot cocoa—it’s winter gardening time! We know that kids need to get outside more—all of us do,...