Minter Country Garden Blog
Do you need a pop of colour for fall and winter? How about some vibrant berries that not only look fabulous but also provide food for our over-wintering birds? To take full advantage of their beauty, they should be located in an area where they can be enjoyed at their...
Create a new dimension in colour schemes, all while concealing the foliage that too often can spoil the fresh look of your spring gardens.
Summer is drawing to an end and night temperatures will soon start dropping. Before your tender and tropical plants get chilled, learn how and when to protect them with these tips. Zones 9 & 10 Those plants rated zones 9 and 10, like red bananas (Ensete...
To keep your garden looking fresh and to keep it growing strongly into fall, follow our simple August to-do list!
Watering is an art, and when done well, will help plants thrive and at the same time will preserve this precious resource.
Dormant season is indeed ‘pruning season’ but summer pruning, sometimes called ‘pinching’, can help improve a tree’s overall health and vigour.
Pumpkins are often a child's first introduction to horticulture—and what an interesting and rewarding plant it is to learn from! A single seed will grow into a sprawling plant, filled with bright blooms visited by bees, and ultimately producing multiple plump fruits...
Dogwoods are now coming into bloom so take special note of the many varieties, and perhaps find a home for at least one of them in your landscape.
There is so much joy to be had from a productive vegetable garden, so take some time to prepare yours well!
Late March and April are a great time to begin planting, so find a spot in your garden and enjoy some wonderful strawberry flavour this year, and for years to come!