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.

Contained Beauty

To recreate this planting you will need two of each of the following: Ageratum ‘Artist Purple’; Helichrysum ‘Icicles’; Osteospernum ‘Soprano...

Plant an Edible Hanging Basket

Sheena Adams shows us how gardeners with just a sunny balcony can grow an edible garden.

Perennial Summer

Designed by Kelly Schroeder of Heritage Perennials, this blue and gold container planting “stands at the gate to our back...

Tomato leaf damage

The damage is caused by adult flea beetles (Chrysomelide). In B.C., you’ll most commonly find the Colorado cabbage flea beetle...

Hellebore Heaven

Named as the 2005 Perennial Plant of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association, the hellebore flowers for about two...

Make sugared flowers

Dip your flowers of choice into egg white and dust lightly with granulated sugar to allow the flower colour to...

Clay quandary

A few plants are adapted to growing in very heavy soils, but you will have to modify the clay for...

Trees and ponds

In nature, ponds and trees go together like ham and eggs. Yes, you will have more leaves in the pond...

Black spots on roses

Black spot is a common fungus on roses in warm, moist conditions. The name implies exactly what you see on...

Rock Wall and Walkway Gardening: Trailing Plants

Fill those spaces in your dry-stack rock wall with some hardy creepers, or tuck them between stepping stones to create...

Plan a Drought-Resistant Garden

This garden design provides captivating colour for any hot spot – and retains structural interest throughout the seasons. Here's how...

Bitter Cherry

From the coast to the Rockies, this native cherry is a magnet for birds and a vision in the garden.

Everlasting summer in a Salt Spring garden

This Salt Spring Island dried-flower and herb farm is one of the many gardens in British Columbia where a couple...

Food & Drink
Make Horseradish Salmon with Eggplant

Salmon: • 2 cups (500 mL) julienned fresh salmon fillet • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) horseradish, prepared • 1⁄4 cup...

Worms for the Garden

A sure sign of healthy soil is an abundance of worms. Learn about the benefits of worms in the garden...

Compost Soil Thermometer

Those making compost often wonder how they'll know when the pile is hot enough to properly compost the material and...

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