All posts in: "Gardening Tips"

  1. Getting Started with Beekeeping

    Amanda Wildeman recently shared her first year as a beekeeper including helpful hints and resources.   Missed the workshop?  Don’t worry – click below for Amanda’s…

  2. Calling All Garlic Lovers!

    Thanks to the participants in Carol Muncer’s Garlic Planting Workshop, our Market Garden’s garlic crop is planted for next summer’s harvest. Here are Carol’s tips…

  3. What’s a good Maritime Growing Guide for late Season planting?

    West Coast Seeds make planning for your late season planting a breeze!  Check out these great resources: Maritime Growing Guide Fall & Winter Growing Guide …

  4. SEED OF THE WEEK: Kohlrabi

    Kohlrabi is an unusual looking cold weather crop like other Brassica family plants – it has a crisp texture with a mild Brassica flavour hints…

  5. SEED OF THE WEEK: Mid-Season Planting

    Even though it is mid-July, there is time to grow many crops that don’t mind the cold of Fall. Spinach may not germinate now in…

  6. Why Harvest Regularly?

    It’s mid-July and it’s harvesting time for many crops. It is very important to harvest regularly: by doing so the plant will keep on flowering…

  7. What can I do when my spinach bolts?

    Your spinach is likely going to seed with this hot weather last week.  You can remove the plants, then plant more spinach or another crop…

  8. HARVEST OF THE WEEK: Garlic Scapes

    Scape Sacrifice.  Garlic is a crop that has 2 harvests.  In June to early July, the plant will send up a curling stem that is…

  9. What if my radishes go quickly to seed?

    Most of your seeds should be planted by now.   Don’t forget you can extend your harvest period by replanting one crop when the previous crop…

  10. SEED OF THE WEEK: Early Wonder Beets

    Early Wonder produces a smooth flattened globe with a blood red interior.  Prized for its beet greens, the tops reach 40-45cm (16-18″) in height and…