Love It Or Lift It

Love It Or Lift It

Love It Or Lift It Should you harvest everything and finish the gardening season? Cover and protect to get a few more weeks of ripening time? Here is some info to help you make a plan of action for the fall. Late summer gardens are a thing of beauty, when we can...
True Winter Vegetables

True Winter Vegetables

Chilliwack 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 and beyond....
Pumpkins!

Pumpkins!

pumpkin 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...
What to Watch for After a Cool, Wet Spring

What to Watch for After a Cool, Wet Spring

Minter Country Garden Normally, when we edge our way from spring to summer, the weather gets a little warmer, a little drier, and out come the shorts and T-shirts. Well, this year is certainly far from normal! The many days of cool, wet weather that we have had are...
We Love Those Spuds!

We Love Those Spuds!

Blog “Boil ‘em, mash ‘em, stick ‘em in a stew…”* Any way you like them, potatoes are fantastic, and they are classified as one of the world’s healthiest foods. Last season, Brian contacted Bill Zylman to put together some helpful tips for potato gardeners....