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Brian Minter: Mission area Sidhu family nursery get unique plants their start for here, and for the world

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-08-12 11:00
Opinion: Several of Sidhu & Sons Nursery Ltd.’s varieties have become the cultivars of choice for many North American nurseries, and even in Europe
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The Home Front: How to make the most of your outdoor spaces

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-08-05 12:03
Creating or revamping outdoor rooms is a popular trend at the moment, says the head of home furnishings and retail design at Ikea Canada, Kathy Davey
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Brian Minter: Let’s water wisely to protect our plants

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-08-05 12:00
Opinion: I would venture to say that the greatest number of plant problems and plant deaths are due, in large part, to improper watering.
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Brian Minter: We need to reassess our homes and gardens in terms of being more fire safe

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-07-29 12:10
Opinion: FireSmart B.C. program's goal is to educate folks about making informed decisions regarding their landscape choices in order to make their homes and properties more fire safe.
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Brian Minter: Big, bold, easy to care for tropical plants can transform your outdoor living area

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-07-22 12:00
Brian Minter offers up some tips on how to brighten up your outdoor living area for the summer
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Brian Minter: There's a stunning hydrangea in every colour for every garden

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-07-15 12:00
There seems to be a race to produce new flower forms, sizes and unique foliage and blossom colours
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Brian Minter: It's still not too late for your food gardens

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-07-08 12:00
Here we are, in early July — a time when many folks think the vegetable gardening season is over, when actually, it’s the perfect time to begin a food garden and to have it thrive into the winter months.
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In the Garden: Plants that beat the heat

Organic Gardening - Tue, 2022-07-05 14:00
Keep your garden blooming no matter what summer brings
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Brian Minter: Nothing represents a hug better than a beautiful batch of cut flowers

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-07-01 12:00
With some strategic planning, you can enjoy a continuous supply of cut perennials from April well into fall.
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Brian Minter: Salvias are one of our most valuable garden plants

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-06-24 12:00
Opinion: True perennial salvias have really exploded in popularity over the past few years.
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Brian Minter: The best flowers for your cut flower garden

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-06-17 12:00
Opinion: The sharing of our gardens has never been more popular and meaningful, and it also contributes to building community spirit.
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Eyesore or urban oasis? Vancouver's 'roadside meadows' mow up controversy

Organic Gardening - Mon, 2022-06-13 17:32
Some, who approve of the urban meadows' pilot project, are eager for the return of pollinators such as birds and bees the change could bring.
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Brian Minter: 2022 is the Year of the Garden in Canada. But what does that really mean?

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-06-10 12:00
Opinion: Canada has a significant history when it comes to all aspects of gardening — however we may define it.
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Brian Minter: Add value to your garden with foliage plants

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-06-03 12:00
Opinion: Foliage plants create huge added value when used in combination with flowering plants to accent their natural beauty.
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Brian Minter: Creative ways to bring colour into your garden

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-05-27 11:00
When we are consistently dealt ‘poor weather’ hands, it’s time to look for more creative ways to bring colour into our lives
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Brian Minter: Cool spring latest factor in having our gardens a bit under the weather

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-05-20 10:00
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
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Brian Minter: I’d never have a garden without at least a few fruit trees

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-05-13 12:00
Opinion: When adding fruit trees to your garden, there is a lot to consider, but let me assure you that they're so worthwhile.
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Vancouver garden expert explores regenerative growing in new book

Organic Gardening - Tue, 2022-05-10 12:00
The Regenerative Garden: 80 Practical Projects for Creating a Self-Sustaining Garden Ecosystem aims to turn conventionally held principles of gardening upside down.
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Brian Minter: Why not include a few gardening gift ideas for Mother's Day?

Organic Gardening - Fri, 2022-05-06 12:00
Opinion: If mom has a passion for gardening, she would greatly appreciate a gift card to her favourite garden store.
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In the Garden: The trendiest container plants this summer are no shrinking violets

Organic Gardening - Tue, 2022-05-03 14:30
From vibrant, smaller trees, like Japanese maples, to showy, burgundy-leafed banana plants and colourfully foliaged larger cannas
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