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...
Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2019

Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2019

Minter Country Garden When it comes to gift-giving, they say 'it’s the thought that counts'—and it’s true! Should you be stuck for ideas though, we've got lots of suggestions for all kinds of gardeners on your list! When it comes to gift-giving, they say “it’s...
Indoor Plant Care for Winter

Indoor Plant Care for Winter

crotons plant This is one of the hardest times of the year for our indoor plants due to the extra warmth from heaters and fireplaces and the low humidity inside our homes. The short daylight hours aren’t much help either! Things do get better, though, as we inch along...