Rhubarb Growing Guide

Rhubarb Growing Guide

Rhubarb Growing Guide Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable that adds that tangy, tart flavour to dessert menus, sauces, fruit combos, and compotes. It’s also hard to beat for pies and crumbles!  Rhubarb is so very useful in our cooking and yet, far too few are being grown...
March ‘To Do’ List 2021

March ‘To Do’ List 2021

March ‘To Do’ List 2021 The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and your yard is calling you! Our ‘Top 10 Things to Do’ in the garden this month are: 1. Dormant spray fruit trees with a diluted mixture if you have not already completed three sprayings....
Pruning Evergreens

Pruning Evergreens

Pruning Evergreens One of our biggest mistakes in landscaping is allowing trees to grow until they become so large they are overpowering. Overgrown trees are difficult to prune back hard and yet still keep them looking attractive. It’s also difficult to prune back new...
Winter Garden ‘To Do’ List

Winter Garden ‘To Do’ List

Winter Garden ‘To Do’ List We have had a stunning start to the new year with several warm, sunny days to enjoy, but the reality is we’re still in the midst of winter. According to a few forecasts, we are due for some cooler, snowy weather at the end of January (and...
Pruning Fruit Trees

Pruning Fruit Trees

Pruning Fruit Trees Ladies and gentlemen, sharpen your blades… it’s pruning time! Due to Covid we will unfortunately not be able to host our regular pruning sessions with Doug, Dave, and Brian, but with a little reading, a careful assessment of your trees and the...
Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2020

Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2020

Gifts for the Gardener (or Gardener at Heart) 2020 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...