Gardens

Sunday, 09 June 2013 14:19

DEER RESISTANT PLANT LIST

We don't really believe there is anything that is "truly" deer resistant! We have heard all the stories

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:07

Pruning Clematis

This week we were asked, “When should I prune my clematis?”  Answer, it depends, mostly on what type of clematis you have.  

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:06

Dormant Oil and Lime Sulphur

Dormant Oil is used to kill insects and their eggs by coating tem with the oil so that they smother.  Lime sulphur is a fungicide spray composed of inorganic sulphur and lime.

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:05

10 Things to Do in Your Garden This Spring

Wash used pots and planters to prevent disease problems later in the season.  Use 1 cup of Javex to 9 cups of water.  Scrub with a good brush.

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:04

Growing Seeds Successfully

Use a good quality potting soil and fill peat pots or shallow containers. Apply NO-Damp fungicide on the soil before sowing in order to prevent the seedlings from damping off—suddenly the plants flop over and die off. 

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:01

Berries

Here are a few tips on planting strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:01

Potatoes

To local gardeners it may seem humble, but the potato is big business in our region. 

Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:00

Tomatoes

We love our tomatoes!  Here are the latest varieties.

Also in Our Gardening Guide...