All about soil texture

Soil texture will influence how you use fertilizer. Soil with good texture can hold adequate water, oxygen, and nutrients for plants. Soil with poor texture...

Dahlias and Begonias - by Mark Cullen

Generally gardeners have up until mid April to enjoy some ‘time off’ from gardening activity.  It is our dress rehearsal for the busy season ahead....

Seedlings - by Albert Mondor

Reading seed catalogues is a familiar ritual for gardeners. In addition to the pleasure afforded by this activity, creating seedlings is an economical way to...

Caring for Spring flowering bulbs

Flowering bulbs like crocuses, tulips and daffodils are one of the first signs of spring. They pique excitement for the sunny days to come. Although...

The complete guide to mulching

Mulch isn’t just for looks. By simply spreading some over your garden, you can keep wind from eroding the soil, prevent moisture evaporation during...