Tips and How-To

Articles about common gardening questions relevant to the unique growing conditions in the Maritimes

Help the Pollinators

Oct 20, 2017

In the flowering plant life cycle, pollinators play a crucial role in their success. Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, bats, flies and…

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Herbs – Companions and Effects

Oct 13, 2017

Herbs and Companion Effects Here is a helpful list of herbs and some details of where to plant them in…

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What is Composting?

Oct 12, 2017

Composting is a degradation process brought about by bacteria and fungus organisms. Large amounts of organic kitchen, garden, lawn, and/or…

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How to Start a New Lawn

Oct 12, 2017

To Grow Your Own Lawn from Seed: The most important consideration in establishing a new lawn are: drainage, quality of…

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Pruning Fruit Trees

Oct 12, 2017

Pruning Fruit Trees   ESTABLISHING THE BASIC SHAPE: At the garden center, the fruit trees offered for sale may be…

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Plants for Shade

Oct 12, 2017

 Plants for Shade     One of the most common problems with shade in the garden, IS THE LACK OF…

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How to Plant

Oct 12, 2017

We sell our nursery stock in many different types of containers. Plastic or fibre pots are the most popular on…

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Onion, Garlic & Shallots

Oct 12, 2017

ONIONS LIGHT: sunny, (green onions tolerate partial shade) SOIL: well-drained loam pH: 5.5-7.0 TEMPERATURE: cool (45-60 degrees F) during development;…

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How to Grow Perennials

Oct 12, 2017

What are Herbaceous Perennials?  Herbaceous Perennials are plants with fleshy, non-woody stems. The top growth dies back each year, but…

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