Get Growing: Lilac varities

I love the smell of lilacs in the air. Did you know that a lilac needs over 2,000 chill hours below 45°F during the winter, in order to flower? So, […]

All About Ginger

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6167″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I can’t say that ginger is a favourite spice of mine but I felt I had to start growing it of its other benefits such as curbing […]

Vegetable Gardening facts new gardeners should know

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”5921″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Brad and Susan Emery To The Haldimand Press Grow things at different times Succession planting is simply the act of planting one crop after another in […]

Time to get growing with nasturtiums

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”5829″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I hope everyone has had a good rest, is enjoying the bounty of last year’s garden, and is ready to put their hands into dirt for the […]

Viola: Herb of the Year!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”5928″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Brad and Susan Emery Did you know violets are herbs? I had no idea that violets are herbs and that they are valued for their medicinal […]

Preparing your soil for next season

By Brad and Susan Emery To The Haldimand Press Although the garden harvest is pretty much picked over at this time of the year, gardening tasks are still ongoing and […]

Get Growing: Tips from local gardeners

At this time of year, we have plants popping up all over the place, our chickens are great at spreading seeds around. Although we do recognize some, we don’t recognize […]

Get Growing—Tips from local gardeners

Since this is the time to get those gardens in, let’s talk a little about companion planting. This is something we started to experiment with a few years ago after […]

Get Growing—Tips from local gardeners

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One veggie we still need to seed is our Scarlett Runner Beans. Let me tell you, this is one pretty bean when dried. The plant itself, with its rich green […]