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June 16, 2015

Our beaches are full of fascinating things – swans, cygnets, ducks, ducklings, sweet-scented pineapple weed underfoot, four-leaf clovers. And the latest addition: the Beach Community Edible Garden. It’s been in the works for months, as you may have heard, and now it’s really putting down roots. Unlike other community gardens, this one isn’t there just […]

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Gardening should be child’s play

Digging and seeding and watering in the garden is hard work, right? But look at it another way – through a child’s eyes – and it’s play. Digging is piling earth on toy trucks and moving it from place to place. Seeding goes along with getting on hands and knees to examine all the tiny […]

Things to grow in April

April is the naughty kid that holds the ball just out of your reach. You know, the kind who likes to tease dogs by holding out a treat and then snatching it back before they can get it. And April really likes to play tricks on gardeners, long after April Fool’s Day is past. She […]

Going for glam at Canada Blooms

“Look for the palm trees,” says Canada Blooms general manager Terry Caddo. We were talking about the upcoming garden show, running March 13 to 22 at the Direct Energy Centre in Exhibition Place. There’s been a lot of buzz about changes at Canada Blooms this year, so I tracked Terry down to get the scoop. […]


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