Organic Gardening News
When we are consistently dealt ‘poor weather’ hands, it’s time to look for more creative ways to bring colour into our lives
Opinion: It may be the May long weekend gardening season kickoff, but we need to reassess when to set out our cool- and heat-loving plants
Opinion: When adding fruit trees to your garden, there is a lot to consider, but let me assure you that they're so worthwhile.
The Regenerative Garden: 80 Practical Projects for Creating a Self-Sustaining Garden Ecosystem aims to turn conventionally held principles of gardening upside down.
Opinion: If mom has a passion for gardening, she would greatly appreciate a gift card to her favourite garden store.
From vibrant, smaller trees, like Japanese maples, to showy, burgundy-leafed banana plants and colourfully foliaged larger cannas
Opinion: Vines are very versatile in any landscape. They can soften the harshness of chainlink fences and enhance wooden fences.
Opinion: It takes surprisingly little effort to change the way we garden.
Opinion: There are more than 200 clubs in B.C. and over 14,000 members who are all looking forward to an exciting gardening year ahead.
Opinion: We can start planning next winter’s colour now by planting a selection of early flowering, uniquely foliaged shrubs that will provide great backdrops for winter-flowering bulbs.
Opinion: Yes, the many hybrid primulas we see in late winter are beautiful and lift our spirits, but not to be overlooked are the amazing old-time garden gems.
Opinion: Haskaps, also known as honeyberries, are beginning to create a stir in the home gardening world.
Opinion: Our gardens need to be far more diverse, more sensitive to the needs of wildlife and people, and more environmentally friendly.
For many people, fragrance is the most appreciated quality of a rose, but, as any good breeder will tell you, it’s just one of the elements in rose breeding.
Opinion: From March 10 to 13 at B.C. Place Stadium, you’ll be able to enjoy a wealth of inspiring garden presentations.
Good fences make good neighbours, especially when they are made from plants
Opinion: Before planting anything, we need to make sure our soils have a porous, open physical structure and a healthy, balanced ecosystem.
Opinion: We’re fortunate to have a large number of great seed companies in Canada, as well as many suppliers across the country that are now well-stocked with a very good selection.
Vancouver-based kitchen garden expert of Seed & Nourish will share her advice to overcome stumbling blocks