When Judith Adam grows ornamental edibles in containers, she enjoys pretty pots of strawberries and peppers.
These 5 perennial edibles grow without fuss, look gorgeous, add fabulous flavour and health-boosting goodness to your meals. And their flowers support bees.
Garlic begins making roots in fall, just as soon as it’s buried in soft, rich soil. A big garlic clove on planting day make big heads next summer.
To plant late lettuce in the fall, you can search out any lettuce seed packets you have hanging around or order online with fast shipping.
Saving seeds can be as easy as collecting and drying pepper seed, and safely packaging them. It is a bit more complicated to save tomato seed.
Healthy bee colonies are important. Here’s what can we do to help make bees happy. Info about the role of urban bee colonies? She where honey come from.
Kat Fox taste-tests her way through the Tree and Twig Heirloom Vegetable Farm, and learns about the importance of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA).
Judith Adam decided to grow a dwarf or medium-size hybrids Hubbard squash in a large container on the deck.
Judith Adam searches the new seed catalogues, looking for sweet cherry tomatoes to grow next year. Cherry tomatoes have greater concentrations of sugar.
Here is a basic guide on how to plant garlic. In order to harvest your own tasty garlic next year, you need some tasty garlic to plant this year.
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.
Grafted tomato plants will be available to home gardeners, who can then grow tomatoes with the vigour of specific rootstock and the taste of specific fruit.
Tomatoes are notoriously sensitive to temperature and weather changes. Here are tips to get the best from tomatoes late in the season.
How to prune tomatoes. In this case, dwarf tomato plants, ‘Window Box Roma’, grown in containers have been stressed and unproductive.
Growing container dwarf vegetables requires conscientious watering if you expect good fruit quality. I use soilless mix amended with extra vermiculite.
Every seed catalogue on my desk falls open to the tomato pages. Perhaps the seed companies have recognized my obsession with sweet cherry tomatoes.
Herbs make ideal low-maintenance container plants, mainly because most thrive on minimal water and food. Grow herb plants such as basil and thyme in pots.