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....
Success with Seeds

Success with Seeds

Success with Seeds Need a refresher before seed-starting season? Our ‘Success with Seeds’ blog covers the basics of getting plants started from scratch! It’s around this time of year when millions of Canadians are leafing through seed catalogues or browsing through...
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 Tips

Pruning Tips

Pruning Tips Pruning 101 & 102 Session Handouts Normally each January and February we host pruning seminars to help folks learn the art and science of pruning. Doug and Dave Neufeld have so graciously joined us to lead ‘Pruning 101’ for many years,...
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...