Not all trees and shrubs are created equal when it comes to autumn colour If April is the cruellest month, as T.S. Eliot wrote, then surely October is the most glorious, at least in nature. Beyond the harvests and holidays, many of us turn to a fascinating pastime known as “leaf-peeping” where we go for… Read More»
With a little care, you can find herbal remedies growing around you Long ago while a student at the former Nova Scotia Agricultural College (now the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus), I grew interested in wild plants, for gardening, culinary and medicinal purposes. A presentation I did on useful wild plants began with a quotation from… Read More»
This 13 year-old author will inspire your pint-size gardener
Gardening author Niki Jabbour talks National Gardening Week and Halifax Gardening Festival
Inside you’ll find everything you need to get in the mood for spring
What’s coming up in our new fall issue out September 14
I’m covering my raised beds with chicken wire to keep out the kitties
Our editor is a garlic-growing newbie and would love to hear your tips.
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Our editor shows off her tulip garden and wonders what she should plant next.