Structure of a Container Garden

The first thing to do is select your container, resin, terracotta or clay there a limitless options available both in aesthetic and size. We do recommend that you place the container where you are planning to display it as once all the dirt and plants are in it will...
What does organic really mean?

What does organic really mean?

With rising concerns about pesticide usage and the effects on people and children the word organic is gaining popularity. But what does it really mean? Unfortunately it can mean a lot of things which makes it all the more confusing. For instance, a recent high-profile...
Garden Tip – Preparing Chiles

Garden Tip – Preparing Chiles

Few plants grab the attention of both eyes and taste buds like spicy chile peppers. Harvest chiles in summer; enjoy their flavours all year by drying chilies in an oven, a dehydrator or the open air. Once dry, store them in a sealed jar or plastic bag, or crush into a...

How to Make Jams & Preserves

Growing your own fruit is a great way to fill your pantry with delectable jams & preserves. The Famers Almanac Website had a great overview of the process which has been included below. It’s actually quite easy and you’ll enjoy delicious results—free from...
Getting Kids Excited About Gardening!

Getting Kids Excited About Gardening!

Imagining your child side by side with you, knee deep in dirt, sowing the future is a tempting daydream for any gardener. But with competition from technology and other distractions, encouraging this behaviour can seem like a challenging task. So, how can you promote...
Delicious Strawberry Smoothie

Delicious Strawberry Smoothie

A wonderful and nutritious breakfast smoothie is a great way to start the day. It’s also super easy to make. Blend 1c. Strawberries, 1/2c. Blueberries, 1/2c. Orange Juice, 1/4c. Vanilla Yogurt, 1 tsp.finely  ground almonds until smooth.  ENJOY
Proper Care of Roses

Proper Care of Roses

Roses, the poetic muse of many can be a delightful long flowering staple in any sunny garden bed. There are countless varieties of roses and depending on your type of soil and purpose in adding them to your garden there will be one that is just right. It’s best to...