In this series I’m compiling the quick and dirty info on growing specific vegetables. Just the basics. No fluff, no frills. When you’re sitting down in the late Winter, surrounded by seed catalogs, and your garden plan in front of you, you want a quick reference. How far apart can you plant? What pH do […]
Seed swaps are annual community events where gardeners trade seeds with other local gardeners and farmers. These events generally take place in the spring each year at a local community centre. Seed swaps are the perfect place to find seeds which are often free or very affordable, come with growing tips, and are already adapted […]
Many trees and shrubs purchased over the internet are shipped to customers as bare root trees. These young trees are shipped with no soil around their roots and without a container (such as a plant pot). Even though they are shipped without soil, these trees are often very healthy and quick to establish in their […]
Planting strawberries is so simple! Those plants are super hardy and grow very fast. This is a picture tutorial on how to plant and grow strawberries.
Do you grow funny looking carrots? I used to when I first started–but then I learned the trick to growing them long and straight. Would you like me to share my tips with you?
How to get started vegetable gardening. Choosing what to plant, where to plant, and how to prepare.