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Leslie Cox takes a look at what is new in the world of seeds, namely, in the genetic engineering sector
We need to be reminded of the importance of our environment and how irreplaceable it is should we destroy it
Imagine the taste explosion of sinking your teeth into one of your home-grown tomatoes... Yum. Something to look forward to...
Tomatoes are coming along faster now. John is valiantly trying to stay on top of them with his daily toasted tomato sandwiches.
Last spring, germination was sporadic in the bean patch due to the horrible weather. Many gardeners experienced the same problem.
There is wonderful variation amongst the geranium species and cultivars
Many of us tend to view eusocial wasp species such as yellowjackets and hornets as nasty pests, but they are important too
Herbs. The very plants that started us down the path to what our garden has become today
Just in time for Earth Day, Comox Valley garden guru Leslie Cox offers tips to be more earth-friendly in your garden
'Jack Frost' has gorgeous silver leaves thinly edged in medium green with the veins starkly etched in the same green
Most vines actually have a tendency to wrap themselves around a support in a counter-clockwise rotation.
It's autumn in the garden, and there are many sights to see, including a cute fuzzy caterpillar called a banded woolly bear.
Powdery mildew is found throughout North America and is easily recognizable by its white to greyish, talcum powder-like circles that appear on leaves, flowers and fruits of various vegetables, fruits, perennials and shrubs.
Chances of tomatoes not coming true from the seeds you saved are high unless you know that the tomato variety is an open-pollinated one.
Warning! A giant hogweed plant has been found growing in the Comox Valley in a garden on Third Street in Courtenay.
A rare moment of fleeting sun one afternoon begged a few minutes spent sitting on the front deck sipping a cup of tea in the front garden.
The cyclamens are blooming — safe from Molly the dog's "thunder paws" — and the pink flowers are giving a garden-starved enthusiast a much-needed boost to the spirit.
Fact No. 1: Bees are responsible for pollinating at least a third of our food crops.
I can’t help it. The start of every new year gets me excited.