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Growspiration May 26, Carol Deppe

Carol Deppe on being a helthy joyous gardener

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Growspiration May 19, Helen Humphreys

Helen Humphreys on the many choices that make up the mood of the garden

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Growspiration May 12, Tasha Tudor

Plants are like old friends, exciting to see them come up again

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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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Growspiration May 5, Felder Rushing

The case for boundary- and pressure-free gardening

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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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Growspiration April 28, Valerie Clague

Strive to finish your day with garden dirt under your fingernails

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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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Growspiration April 21, William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s wisdom – do not spread compost on the weeds

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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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