Happy Spring “Get Growing” fans, and new gardeners alike. With every new year comes new experiences and new seed births. This year I would like to introduce you to something […]

Plant a sensory garden for your pooch

We tend to hear a lot about plants that are toxic to our four-legged family members, but not so much about plants that are beneficial for them. We all know […]

All about Figs

This season we added two apple trees and were gifted three figs, each a different variety; so if memory serves me we should have a green, brown, and black fig […]

How to Care for a Lilac

No one needs this information more than we do, because we have four dead lilacs behind the garage – but I blame the location, chickens, and ducks on their demise. […]

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 […]