Overwintering Outdoor Tropicals

Overwintering Outdoor Tropicals

We’ve loved the exotic look of our tropical plants on our patios all summer, but we are moving closer to the cool nights of autumn so… now what? How and when we overwinter these more delicate plants depends on their individual nature and the most tender plants should...
Extend Your Summer Garden

Extend Your Summer Garden

The countdown is on for holidays to come to an end, the kids to get back to school and routines to become, well, routine again. Fall is a glorious time, but for many, it’s just too soon! Summer technically lasts until late September (especially for those of us in more...
True Winter Vegetables

True Winter Vegetables

Winter Vegetables in BC In the Lower Mainland and the Valley, fast crops, like lettuce, some brassicas, peas, beans, radishes, Swiss chard, and beets, can easily go in now, especially from started crops or transplants, for harvesting from September through next March...
Summer Fragrance

Summer Fragrance

Summertime in our gardens should be the ultimate outdoor sensory retreat. The wonderful long evenings on the deck or patio should be the antidote to the stress we all feel during our busy days. The big question is: can our decks, patios and gardens meet the challenge?...