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.

Potted grasses

"Can I grow miscanthus in a container or it is too big? My neighbour has one growing in their garden...

Community Gardens: Patches of Heaven

Community gardens throughout the province provide urban dwellers with a chance to indulge their green thumbs.

Wild Mint

Bring home the wonderfully refreshing scent of this useful native perennial and enjoy its easy-to-grow beauty, too.

6 seed-starting tips

The Organic Gardener, Sheena Adams, shares her top six seed-starting tips.

Damping Off Solution

• 500 mL water • Small handful chamomile leaves and flowers • 1 spray bottle Boil together water and chamomile for 5 minutes.

Boost Garden Soil With Additives From the Sea

There are many gifts from the sea that make excellent additives to our gardens, as they contribute organic matter, nutrients,

15 Gourmet Baby Vegetables for your Garden

Learn how to grow tasty, tender baby veggies in your backyard.

Tips on Tree Health

Recognizing and reducing tree hazards not only increases the safety of your property and that of your neighbours, but also...

Spring Sunflowers

You can also see this prolific native on the subalpine plateaus of the Chilcotin. It is sheer delight to experience...

Weeping Willow Wonders

As with all willows, plants are either male or female. Flowers cluster in fuzzy bundles; botanically speaking, these are called...

Ice it, light it or hang it

Learn how to make an exquisite icy outdoor decoration that lasts several days if the weather is cold enough.

Gifts for a Gardener

A collection of conifers makes for a cheery display. The assorted shades of green and varying heights of the trees...

The Pencil Tree

When planted in an open area, the pencil tree can become a majestic specimen.

The Life of Brian

‘Baby Brian’ is used to special treatment – bright lights and regular drinks – so it came as no surprise...

Sitka Valerian

The breathtaking subalpine meadows of our mountains lure hikers from around the world. The natural riot of blue, orange, yellow...

Garden in a Jar

Janet Collins on making a simple and inexpensive hydroponic garden.

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