Some Like It Hot: Heat-Tolerant Plants

Some Like It Hot: Heat-Tolerant Plants

Some Like It Hot: Heat-Tolerant Plants It’s no secret that our weather is getting drier and our summers are getting hotter. By selecting plants for our garden that thrive in the heat, we’re not only taking pressure off watering needs but ourselves too!...
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...
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...
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....