I don’t know about you, but I can never get enough advice on growing great tomatoes. Over the years, we’ve put a number of articles on our website and in our newsletters. Click here and here to read them.
Victoria is known for its hanging baskets and your garden or patio can easily be part of this tradition.
To begin you need a wire basket. The bigger the basket the better in this instance, as a bigger basket leads to higher water retention which means less maintenance and greater opportunity for bigger and more vibrant plants. Read more …
Here’s a smart idea! A heavy-duty plastic ring that you can snap 8 bamboo stakes into to make an instant support for edible peas, sweet peas and beans. Also available with a grow bag for those gardeners who garden on a deck or balcony.
Mother’s Day Workshop for Kids. Dig This Sidney. Saturday, May 13th. 11 am to 12 noon.
Make a lovely planter garden to take home and give to Mom, Grandma or someone else that’s special. The course fee includes all materials needed such as plants, container, soil, and decorations. For children aged 6-13. Cost $15 each. Please register, space is limited. Our phone number is 778-426-1998.
It’s been a crazy winter here on the southern half of Vancouver Island. Our Eastern friends were laughing as we experienced a “real Canadian winter”. But spring never fails to show up and we gardeners are more than ready for it. To celebrate the arrival of spring, I created this spring-inspired wreath for my front door.
Let the gardening season begin!
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Oh … what to say about what to do in the garden this May! May is normally the month gardeners can usually count on to be consistently warm and fine for all flowers and vegetables. But earlier this week, a cold rain was pouring down. Most gardeners figure we are at least 4 weeks behind this season, and many are cautioning to delay planting all warm-season plants until it really warms up.
This smart looking acacia wood bench is attracting a lot of attention in our stores this spring. Acacia is a sustainable tropical hardwood that is increasingly being used to replace unsustainable teak.
If you’re looking for a bench that is strong and durable, come have a look at these beautiful benches.