Cut Through the Dining Doldrums
FREE | 20 Recipes for Simple Dining Book

Eating simple, healthy meals doesn't have to be boring. No more plain baked chicken and plain salad.

Patio makeover

A boring bungalow is transformed into a garden paradise.

Anatomy of a Hanging Basket

The following is a breakdown of the flowers that Claude used in his basket: 1. Verbena Tukana 'Salmon'...

Leaf miners

Leaf miners overwinter in soil as grubs and emerge as flies during the growing season. There are multi-generations every year.

Pine Needles for Mulch

Conifer needles that drop at the end of a season form an ideal natural mulch in the forest.

Clematis in Containers

The pot should be a minimum of 45 centimetres in diameter and depth. Avoid evergreen clematis, such as Clematis armandii,

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Hanging Basket

Make sure you gather all the plants you need for the basket before you begin. A common error is to...

Clematis in Hanging Baskets

Be sure to use a minimum 30-centimetre basket. Many varieties of clematis will work, but the key to finding one...

Easter egg radishes

The secret to growing radishes is to plant just a few feet frequently in soil that has not been "fussed"...

Yellow Pine Tolerance

Yellow pine or Ponderosa pine should have no trouble surviving Alberta winters. The range of Ponderosa pine is very large,

Glacier Lily

Glacier lily, a member of the lily family (Liliaceae), is a bulbous perennial growing 15 to 30 centimetres tall. It...

Vancouver Island Gardens

At the Tofino Botanical Gardens, boardwalks move visitors through five hectares of garden, forest and shoreline, while granite rocks line...

Pot an Amaryllis

To grow in soil: In a pot or container barely larger in circumference than the bulb itself, plant the bulb...


The artemisias are a group of shrubs, or sub-shrubs, grown mainly for their fern-like, silvery foliage, which, in some cases,

Great Plant Picks for the Pacific Northwest

The Great Plant Picks program's annual selection includes trees, shrubs and perennials perfectly suited for Pacific Northwest gardens.

Spring Gifts: Potted Plants

Take a pot, old or new, fill it with potting mix and place a spring bulb - or a handful...

Springtime Blues: Blue Flowers

Ever-cheery Scilla siberica and other early spring bulbs blanket the ground in beautiful blue.

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