Minter Country Garden Blog

What to Take Off Your Gardening To-Do List

What to Take Off Your Gardening To-Do List

With several outdoor tasks essentially done for the year, many gardeners find they have extra time that they’d like to put to use in the garden. At this time of year, however, if you want to stay on top of things, there are some items you should take OFF the to-do list!

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 be addressed first.

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

Fragrance makes a huge difference to the enjoyment and appreciation of our summer gardens and to our senses. Including even a little in each bed or container will have you basking in rest and relaxation all season long!