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...
Creating Bulb Displays

Creating Bulb Displays

Creating Bulb Displays   Millions of Dutch-grown bulbs are flowing into BC right now, giving gardeners an opportunity to create some spectacular displays for next spring. The only problem is that many new gardeners are not quite sure just how to go about creating...
Reviving Your Lawn

Reviving Your Lawn

Reviving Your Lawn Our lawns haven’t had to endure as tough of a summer as they have in recent years, but some are starting to show the typical signs of summer struggle. Long dry spells and pesky weeds can take their toll, turning lush green spaces into patchy brown...
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....