Brian Minter: Wouldn't it be nice to go into your garden to select your own winter branches?

Fri, 2022-12-02 12:00
Opinion: Bringing cut greens indoors is an ancient tradition that is now a mainstream winter and Christmas activity.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: It’s great to have some beautiful evergreen trees in containers

Fri, 2022-11-25 12:00
Opinion: As we are now full on into the Christmas décor season, there is a new spruce on the market that merits attention.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Climate change is forcing us to reconsider what we use for plant protection

Fri, 2022-11-18 12:00
The type of protection we give our more tender plants needs to be re-evaluated.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Outdoor plants are the perfect complement to seasonal decor

Fri, 2022-10-28 12:00
This fall, we are seeing far more designer pumpkins, corn stalks and hay bales, as well as colour-matching large chrysanthemums on front porches
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Let’s all make an effort to support stressed trees and plants with water

Fri, 2022-10-21 12:00
Opinion: In a record drought situation, like this current one, with so many trees and plants at risk, we share a responsibility to help them survive.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Addition of some taller, narrower trees might improve the look and feel of your home

Fri, 2022-10-14 12:00
OPINION: During cold, dark winter nights, if you light columnar trees with LEDs, they will create a little magic.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Anticipation is high for the return of UBC Apple Festival

Fri, 2022-10-07 12:00
Up to 20,000 people historically attend this two-day event that features many apple-related activities
Categories: Organic Gardening

The Home Front: Fall’s a glorious season to elevate your garden

Fri, 2022-10-07 10:45
Expert gardener and president of GardenWorks Leanne Johnson on how to make the most of the season
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Don’t be afraid to be more innovative in your garden

Fri, 2022-09-30 12:00
Opinion: Think about next year and how to be more creative by planting interesting combinations, incorporating berried varieties for example.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Why not devote a portion of your garden to naturalizing bulbs?

Fri, 2022-09-23 12:00
Opinion: Naturalized bulbs will not only brighten our spirits in winter, but they'll also serve as a very important resource for pollinators.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Opportunities to create amazing bulb combinations exist in our gardens

Fri, 2022-09-16 12:00
Opinion: Don’t miss the chance to enjoy some really special displays in late winter and spring.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Available now, please give Bud Bloomers heathers a try

Fri, 2022-09-09 12:00
Opinion: From the numerous late-summer-blooming varieties of heather I discovered it was possible to enjoy these versatile plants almost year-round.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: In the garden, anyone can be an artist, especially with containers

Fri, 2022-09-02 12:00
Opinion: Fall and winter containers are becoming very trendy, but they require careful consideration in terms of the plants we use.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: Shrub roses are extremely popular thanks to their ability to withstand weather extremes

Fri, 2022-08-26 12:00
Hardy shrub roses have now become the rose of choice for many parks, city plantings and home gardens.
Categories: Organic Gardening

Brian Minter: It's transition time for our gardens

Fri, 2022-08-19 12:00
After an unusually long, cold, wet spring and early summer, followed now by very hot weather, it has been a challenging year for large numbers of trees and shrubs.
Categories: Organic Gardening
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