All posts by: Chris Wong

Tip #269: No Till Gardening

Historically, at the start of the planting season, gardens and fields were dig and tilled to loosen the earth and prepare it for planting. In today’s tip, we’re going to cover some no-till gardening methods and strategies and why you […]

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Tip #266: Horticultural Therapy

Horticultural therapy uses plants, gardens, and landscapes as a therapeutic treatment to improve cognition and promote a sense of physical, social, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. In this week’s tip, we’ll discuss a few ways you can incorporate horticultural therapy techniques […]

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Tip #265: Simple Pickling Recipe

Pickling is one of our favourite ways to preserve and add flavour to the harvest that comes of out of the garden. For beginners and those just getting started, we’ve included a simple pickling recipe that will work for a […]

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Tip #264: How To Prune Your Fruit Trees

Late winter and early spring is typically the best time to be pruning your fruit trees and bushes. While there are some exceptions (like peach trees which should be pruned after flowering), we’re put together this overview as a reminder […]

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Tip #263: Pelleted Seed Part 2

We discussed earlier a couple things about pelleted seeds in tip #85. We’re going to review when you might want to use pelleted seeds and go over some more tips and info to help you decide if it is right […]

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Tip #262: Homemade Flavoured Salt

Instead of a gardening tip this week, we’re going to show you a two basic “recipes” to infuse your favourite flavours into salt. It’s simple, and can add a ton of flavour to all of your cooked dishes. Step 1: […]

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