DEALING WITH DEER

DEALING WITH DEER

We can certainly appreciate the natural beauty of a deer stepping through a forest or quietly making its way across the prairie. But, deer and gardens definitely do not mix. Deer are not uncommon in Winnipeg backyards. It can be tricky to keep them from eating your...

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GROWING BULBS INDOORS

GROWING BULBS INDOORS

As we put our gardens to rest for the winter, it’s time to turn our focus to gardening activities indoors. Growing bulbs indoors, or 'forcing' them, is one the funnest ways to do this! ‘Forcing’ a bulb essentially means coaxing it into producing a shoot, stem and...

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THE JOY OF PLANTING FALL BULBS

THE JOY OF PLANTING FALL BULBS

Don’t put away your gardening gloves just yet – this time of year when the leaves are turning and the temperature is cooling happens to be the right time to plant bulbs that will bring your garden to life with that first burst of colour in the spring. To get you...

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FALL PRUNING GUIDE

FALL PRUNING GUIDE

As the seasons start to change, so do the outdoor tasks around our yards, and fall is the perfect time to prune back your landscape plants. If you’re new to pruning, it can be a little intimidating – after all, you don’t want to damage your tree or plant. But, proper...

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GROWING MINT

GROWING MINT

With barbeque and picnic season just around the corner, we're excited to start using fresh mint from our gardens.  Growing mint is really the perfect place to begin as you build your herb garden. It's easy to grow and is so versatile, as its flavor compliments both...

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THE JOY OF SEED STARTING

THE JOY OF SEED STARTING

For gardeners everywhere, we are approaching an undeniably exciting time — spring is near! Now is the time to start thinking about all things green, like starting seeds for this summer's vegetable garden. If never you've tried starting your own seeds, you're in for a...

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