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Tomato Caging, Staking and Pruning

A little support yields big, tasty benefits! Staked and pruned tomato plants tend to produce fewer tomatoes, but the fruits that result will be larger, healthier and earlier. The following tips… Read Article »

Prefinished Flowering Bulbs

The answer to your dreams of spring! Potted flowering bulbs are a wonderful way to experience the colors and fragrance of spring in any season. Daffodil, Hyacinth, and Tulip bulbs can often be found… Read Article »

“True North” Cold Climate Shrubs for Stunning Canadian Gardens

These exceptionally cold-hardy, deciduous shrubs are perfect for Northern regions. They’re tough, beautiful, and offer multi season interest in the landscape. Read Article »

“True North” Cold Climate Perennials for Carefree Canadian Gardens

Perennial plants are an essential part of any low-maintenance flower garden. The right plant, placed in the right location, will thrive year after year with very little care. Canadians gardening in… Read Article »

It’s Time to “De-Winterize” the Garden and Prepare for Spring

Quick tips to tidy up the landscape It's a little early for planting in most parts of the country, but it's high time to lay the groundwork for a spectacular spring in the garden. Winter weather can… Read Article »

Using Planted Containers within Gardens

Add a new dimension to conventional garden spaces It can be easy to think of the garden as a place where plants only go directly into the soil and container plantings as something to sit on the deck… Read Article »

Potato Leek Soup

This is an excellent fall recipe for after your last garden harvest. It has a large yield perfect for freezing and storing. Read Article »

Crispy Kale Chips

Ingredients 1 head of kale, washed and thoroughly dried 2 tablespoons olive oil Sea salt, for sprinkling Directions Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F. Remove the ribs from the kale and cut into 1… Read Article »

Vegetable Choices for Cold Frames

Cold frames are perfect for growing vegetables that thrive in cool temperatures or for starting seeds and cuttings so you can get a jump-start on spring. Read Article »

Extend the Growing Season with a Cold Frame

Many vegetables grow better in cooler temperatures. A cold frame will extend your cool-season harvest or create a space for starting plants earlier in the spring. Read Article »

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