4 fabulous ways to harvest homegrown garlic

Carol Pope

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.

Mulching helps to sun-proof containers in full sun. (Garden Making photo)

Sun-proofing containers

Judith Adam

Containers with plants placed where it’s hot needed sun-proofing. Here's what you can do to protect from the sun.

The blue-green path resembling a river at the newly designed site at Evergreen Brick Works.

Student Design Challenge at Evergreen Brick Works

Kat Fox

I went to the official opening of a new site at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto this week. The design ...

Gather fallen leaves to make leaf mould: your soil will thank you.

Tips for lawns this fall

Judith Adam

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.

Incorporating leaves into the soil is a good way to boost plant health. (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Why we feed the soil

Judith Adam

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).

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