Celebrate the 20th year of the St. Marys Garden Fair on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The fair runs from 8:30 a.m to 1 p.m. Enjoy a wide variety of garden related vendors in an outdoor park setting. Discover everything from hanging baskets to birdhouses, unique perennials, annuals, shrubs & interesting garden décor. Fifteen varieties of our very popular heirloom tomatoes will be for sale, grown by our Horticultural members.
Phoenix Perennials announces its fifth annual Heirloom Tomato Festival to be held Saturday September 10th, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August is prime time for harvesting homegrown vegetables. Here are some tips on how to know when to harvest vegetables at the peak of their flavour.
Whether you’re new to gardening or already have green thumbs, here’s a quick guide to take you from planning to planting, and get you started on an excellent veggie adventure.
The Guelph Turfgrass Institute and the Department of Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph are pleased to invite the public to the 2016 Trial Garden open house at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute at 328 Victoria Road South in Guelph. The open house will take place on Friday, August 19 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday August 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It’s time for an update on my first ever vegetable bed. I held off on posting an update and taking new photos of my cinder block raised bed because back in June, it didn’t look very exciting with just small seedlings in there. It needed to be more lush before it was ready for sharing! […]
Momotaro tomato was bred in Japan. Many growers say it’s the most delicious tomato — intensely rich and sweet, with just the right amount of acid.
The Second Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival at Phoenix Perennials in Richmond, B.C., on Sept. 8 had tomatoes for sale and tomato displays, as well as tomato-tasting sessions. When I contacted owner Gary Lewis about the event, I also asked for his tips on choosing what heirloom tomatoes to grow. Gary told me that not only […]
Kat Fox visited Stokes Seeds’ trial gardens in St. Catharines, Ont., to enjoyed taste-testing veggies and learn about a new way to grow tomatoes.