7 easy tips to get your garden growing from seed
Mark and Ben Cullen explore how diverse gardening initiatives can bring us together.
Canada Blooms Images
Floral Artists and Flower Show Competitors did not disappoint. Here are a few pics from last year’s festival.
A Growing Trend
How to Start Your Own Community Garden
Spring Fever on Lennard Island, British Columbia
The end is in sight. The end of winter as we know it, the chilly West Coast deluge of rain punctuated by rip-roaring storms for months on end, to be specific. Every lengthening, lightening day is leading up to that one glorious, undeniable first day of spring, when...
Women in Agriculture and a Royal Winter Fair
Changing role of women in agriculture and the future of the largest agricultural fair in the world
Daikon – Japan’s Celebrated Winter Radish Warms up Winter
The Japanese winter is not pleasant. Northern winter winds from the Asian continent whip down the valleys bringing rain and snow, and more often than not, the skies are grey. The trains are packed with sniffling people coughing behind disposable white surgical masks;...
Nature’s Cure All: The Healing Effect of Horticultural Therapy
In 2016, Paul Eisener’s life was turned upside down by a blood cancer diagnosis. A Program Manager for an automotive supplier His life quickly shifted from a hectic work schedule and frequent travel throughout Ontario, the U.S. and Mexico to blood tests, oncologists...
Dispatches from a Japanese Garden -The Youngest in the Valley
Introducing our newest gardening blog: Dispatches from a Japanese Garden, by Keith Adams. Through the magic of social media, our food editor, Signe Langford, reached out to an old high school buddy, who had moved to Japan decades ago; this collaboration is the result....
The Victoria Garden
You have to pity Victoria Bick and her staff. It's an unseasonably scorching day in late May. The midday sun is a harsh mistress. But, there they are, working in the restored kitchen garden of Dundurn Castle. They move about in long skirts, long sleeves, bonnets and...
Farm Fresh – From Farm to Table
Thanks to its natural bounty, Prince Edward County is home to a thriving farm-to-table scene.
New Ways to Finance Farming
This is just a sample of the great stories coming in our March Gardening Digest. It’s a challenge that has scared off many an aspiring farmer: How can a person embark on a career in food production without solid financial backing? Well, it turns out that some...
An Exhibitor Sampling at the Guelph Organic Conference
It is, perhaps, the only place in Canada where you can buy a bacteria-killing, see-through garden hose, heritage tomato seeds and plant pots made from cow poop. The vendors at the Guelph Organic Conference and Trade Show offered a remarkable variety of organic...