Posts filed under: Gardening Tip Of The Week

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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Tip #260: Summer Squash Varieties

There are hundreds of different squash varieties from the classic butternut and zucchini to the unusual pattypan and crookneck squash. In this week’s tip, we’ll cover some of the unique and interesting ones you may want to include in your […]

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Tip #259: Garden Maintenance Tips

Some of our top plant maintenance tips include knowing your plants, keeping detailed notes, keeping frequently used tools and supplies on hand, and developing a routine.

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Tip #258: Gaze At Nature to be More Productive

Increase your focus and concentration while performing tasks by looking for 40 seconds at a screen filled with a green flowering meadow. Even better, gaze out your window at nature to get a more natural scene.

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Tip #257: Garden Center Tips

When we visit a garden center, we can feel like a kid in a candy store with so many wonderful, colourful, eye-catching things to buy and take home. On the other hand, we’ve had people tell us that it can […]

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Tip #256: Freeze Thaw Cycle

Here in our Canadian climate, the free-thaw cycle can create a number of challenges in our gardens. In this week’s tip, we’ll discuss what it is, and how you can minimize the chance of your plants getting damaged from this […]

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Tip #255: Interior Plant Placement Tips

Use and incorporate plants in your home or office to bring colour, life, and a focal point to your indoor space. This week’s tip covers 5 more ideas to get more plants in your indoor space.

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Tip #254: Choosing the Right Transplant Size

When it comes to selecting transplants for your garden, different growers will offer plants in different sizes. Selecting the size that makes the most sense for your garden and budget is the focus for this week’s tip and we’ll go […]

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