Category Archives: Gardening

Seed Catalogues and Dreams

In the early years, across Canada’s snow belt  women who possessed a green thumb often found the winter months slow and boring. But with the arrival of March, the post office delivered those wonderful books that brought colour to their bleak surroundings, and with that colour, hope and renewal! This magical book was the seedContinue Reading

GMO Free Seeds

  Should we be taking a closer look on whether or not to use GMO free seeds in our gardens?  With all the information we are bombarded with and the constant debates for or against GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms) it is difficult to know what to believe. However it makes common sense that until allContinue Reading

Tomatoes – FAQ

Tomatoes – FAQ

                                                                              Tomatoes –  Most Frequently Asked Questions When we operated our Garden Centre we were asked theContinue Reading

Container Garden

Does gardening often sound over whelming? Too much work? All that digging,weeding, watering, the constant wear and tear on our hands, backs and knees. Sometimes that can be too much to deal with but the alternative is having no fresh garden grown vegetables.  As most of us know the produce in grocery stores cannot compareContinue Reading

Poinsettia:The Christmas Plant

Do you remember a time when Poinsettias were only available in the traditional red colour? Now there seems to be an endless assortment of varieties and colours, pinks, burgundy, whites, limes, speckled, those that are floral sprayed, yellows, and even multi coloured ones.They are not only sold as individual plants, but are potted up inContinue Reading

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