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If you really enjoy this unique vegetable, why not grow your own?
Brian Minter shows you how to bring back the beauty and fragrance of roses to our gardens again.
There are a number of important things we can do to get our plants back in shape, says Brian Minter
If you haven’t done so before, try setting up a bird feeding station for the winter, says Brian Minter
Some creative nurseries are looking at conifers from a different perspective and doing a few innovative things, says Brian Minter
There are a few really fine lawns out there, says Brian Minter, but most do need work to get them into shape for the fall and winter months.
We are learning the true value of insects in our gardens, as friends, pollinators and predators for some of our more troublesome pests.
The other nice thing about foliage plants is the new and wonderful colour combinations you can create, writes Brian Minter
Friday, June 17 is designated as National Garden Day, the day to celebrate what gardens mean to Canadians.
Early June is a critical time in the garden, Brian Minter says, both for replanting and beginning some late summer and even winter crops.
Now that beans have earned the recognition they deserve, we need to be a little more creative in how we grow them, writes Brian Minter
Cucumbers are warm weather plants and should only be set out when the weather warms up and stays warm, Brian Minter writes.
Today’s new roses are not only long and continuous blooming but also hardy and very disease resistant, Brian Minter writes.
Here are some ‘feel good now and even better later’ plants that will make a big difference in your garden this year.
Asparagus, as one of today’s highly prized gourmet vegetables, is relatively expensive because of the time it takes to come into production
Rhubarb is so very useful in our cooking and yet, far too few are being grown in our gardens, even small space ones, says Brian Minter.
The interest in and use of perennials in our gardens is phenomenal and still growing, according Brian Minter
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you really want to make your special person happy, here is something you may find interesting.
With so much stress and depression in today’s world, it’s great to know that something as simple as a bouquet can help.
You really don’t have to be an expert to prune fruit trees. All it takes is a little common sense and a few helpful hints, says Brian Minter