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....
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...
Indoor Plant Care for Winter

Indoor Plant Care for Winter

crotons plant This is one of the hardest times of the year for our indoor plants due to the extra warmth from heaters and fireplaces and the low humidity inside our homes. The short daylight hours aren’t much help either! Things do get better, though, as we inch along...
Some Like It Hot: Drought Tolerant Plants

Some Like It Hot: Drought Tolerant Plants

cold weather plants The growing interest in the use of canna lilies is phenomenal. These beautiful foliage plants are true sun lovers. Canna lilies will really begin to perform when serious summer temperatures hit and other parts of your garden might be losing their...