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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LadyBugs

Ladybugs, with their fire engine red & black polka dotted wings have been loved for generations of gardeners in the country & the city alike.  They have been written about…

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Delphinium Worms

Delphiniums are a reliable, tall and stately perennial for Edmonton gardens adding a nostalgic cottage flair.  Their blossoms come in 4 main colours of white, and shades of pink, purple,…

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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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