Among the healthiest foods we can eat, homegrown garlic is antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Garlic can be enjoyed four ways: as young or mature bulbs, scapes and greens.
Containers with plants placed where it’s hot needed sun-proofing. Here’s what you can do to protect from the sun.
I went to the official opening of a new site at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto this week. The design of Gloria Perez and Jessica Gafic won the inaugural Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) Student Design Challenge, part of a contest held last fall by OTS with the support of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects. […]
Lawns will forgive a summer of neglect if you’ll do something good for them in autumn. Here are three key tips for lawns this fall.
By feeding soil, we then let the soil feed the plants. The best way to feed soil is to add leaves (dug in or as mulch).
Yes, I’m writing about leaves again. The shushing sounds you hear are leaves detaching from branches and falling to the ground. What are you going to do about that? I certainly hope you’ll get right out there and sweep them into the beds. Leaves are an important source of organic fibre that feeds worms and […]
The merits of a three- to four-inch blanket of leaf mulch on soil is a gardener’s autumn mission — to return nutrients to the soil, conserve moisture, promote healthy soil structure and prevent erosion.