• Tools and Gadgets
  • Furnish your outdoor room in style.
  • Bring a little whimsy to your home and garden.
  • Eat local. Grow your own food.
  • Add a little character to your garden.
  • Well-designed products last a lifetime. Just add water.
  • Gadgets and tools you can't find anywhere else.
  • Bring your garden inside.
  • Tools that work beautifully.
  • Let the garden sooth you.
  • Water is music in the garden. Let it play.
  • Bring new life to the garden.

Play in the Dirt

  • Why Do Greens Bolt? spinach-bolting-to-seed

    Eventually, lettuce, spinach, and other greens bolts – or go to seed. It’s just what they do – trying to produce seed to ensure the continuation of the species. But we don’t want plants we plan to eat to bolt too soon: the leaves are tougher, smaller and often bitter.

    The goal isn’t to prevent bolting altogether but to prevent premature bolting.

Create Beauty

  • Small is Beautiful Gnome & Rumex

    This fun little container planting for shade measures only 10 inches in diameter, but it makes me smile every time I see it. It was inspired by a container recommendation in the October 2014 issue of Fine Gardening. Click on the picture to read more …

Shop the Stores

  • Canada Day Hours canada-day-cupcakes-MED

    Dig This Sidney will be open on July 1st from 11 am to 4 pm. The other Dig This stores will be closed to celebrate Canada’s birthday with friends & family. Happy Canada Day!

Over the Fence

  • ‘Tis the Season of Garden Tours teeny-tiny-garden-tour-2013-045edited

    For the next number of weeks, you can do more than peer over the fence at other people’s gardens – you can actually visit some of the best ones in your community! Make a day of it: find some friends, map out your route, plan a stop for lunch, and just enjoy the loveliness of Vancouver Island.

The Good Stuff

  • Need a Little Garden Inspiration? Mother's Day Garden tour 2015 image

    If you’re looking for inspiration for your garden, there’s so many places to look! Obviously, Dig This is near the top of our list. We have so many wonderful things for your garden: interesting statues, solar-powered lanterns, whimsical bird houses, arbors and obelisks, and of course, seeds to grow so many interesting plants. Another great source of inspiration is the many garden tours happening at this time of year.  See the posting under “Over the Fence” for full details on all the tours we know about on southern Vancouver Island. You’re bound to find interesting ideas at any of these […]

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