Minter Country Garden Blog
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.
Preparing Summer Vegetable Gardens
There is so much joy to be had from a productive vegetable garden, so take some time to prepare yours well!
How to Grow Strawberries
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!
All About Mason Bees
Mason bees are active during spring, from February to June, which means they’re great for pollinating fruit and berry crops!
Success with Seeds
Need a refresher before seed-starting season? Our ‘Success with Seeds’ blog covers the basics of getting plants started from scratch!
Sustainability in the Garden
We can practice sustainability in many ways in our day-to-day lives, but in the garden, our actions create stronger, healthier, and more beautiful gardens for the current season and years to come.
January Winter Damage
Winter can be a tough one but trees, shrubs, and plants have a remarkable way of bouncing back, especially if we give them a little help and lots of time!
Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2021!
When it comes to gift giving, they say it’s the thought that counts and it’s true! Should you be stuck for ideas, however, we are happy to offer you several. No matter what kind of gardener is on your list, from ‘The Pro’ to ‘They Kill Plastic Plants,’ we have a...
DIY Winter Greens Baskets
Winter greens baskets add a touch of warmth, grace, and seasonal charm over the holidays, but they can brighten up the darker days and cold and dreary months of winter too!