True Winter Vegetables

True Winter Vegetables

Winter Vegetables in BC In the Lower Mainland and the Valley, fast crops, like lettuce, some brassicas, peas, beans, radishes, Swiss chard, and beets, can easily go in now, especially from started crops or transplants, for harvesting from September through next March...
Hanging Basket Care

Hanging Basket Care

With wonderful, warm weather in the forecast and Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, summer hanging baskets will be making an early debut. While they look fantastic when they are first set out, we’d hazard a guess that a good percentage will be somewhat less than...
April Lawn Care

April Lawn Care

Taking Your Time With very few exceptions your lawn and soil will need time to adjust to new conditions as you change them. A good rule of thumb is to wait until you have mowed your lawn three times before addressing the next issue. Yes, it can take some patience, but...
Plant Some Privacy

Plant Some Privacy

In today’s stressful and more crowded living spaces, the need to create more privacy has become an important element of garden design. Without the blocking effect of dense hedging, vines and climbers can shelter back gardens and patios, making even the plainest...
Small Fruits, Big Flavour

Small Fruits, Big Flavour

Many folks are under the impression that perennial vegetables and small fruits are difficult to grow and require a great deal of maintenance. Well, compared to fruit trees, they actually take amazingly little care! Here are some of our favourites. Rhubarb,...