How to Grow Great Strawberries

Knowing how to grow strawberries can be challenging in our part of the world – sometimes they just don’t bear any fruit, other times they just keep napping after their…

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Raised Bed Garden Designs

The raised garden bed is now commonplace – we see them everywhere from community and corporate gardens to backyards.  These raised planter boxes come in many forms, sizes, and heights. …

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How to Plant a Rose Properly

Roses have been a favorite for generations.  Planting a rose correctly is key to its future performance in the garden. Before you plant any rose here in Alberta, be intentional…

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Roses for Alberta

Just one quick sniff of a tea rose can make anyone feel soft and fuzzy inside. Oh, how we wish we could grow tea rose gardens in Alberta! Unfortunately, the…

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Fall Cleanup 

Autumn is a good time to enjoy the cooler days, to reflect on your garden’s successes, and to begin getting ready for winter.  Good fall prep gives a jump start…

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June 20 - growing a pollinator garden

Growing a Pollinator Garden

Much has been in the news about creating garden environments that provide pollinators, especially bees, with plant accessibility.  Pollinators are not just bees and wasps, but include flies, moths, bats,…

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