Posts filed under: Gardening Tip Of The Week

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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Tip #253: More Reasons To Have Plants Indoors

Here are 4 more reasons why you should keep plants indoors all year round.

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Tip #252: Plant Songs

This week, we’re going to take a slightly different approach to our usual gardening-related tips and bring you some songs and music to get you in the mood of gardening. Whether they are songs about plants or songs about gardening, […]

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Tip #251: Gardening Habits of Green Thumb Growers

Often, it is the little things that separate the good from the great. Little habits and tricks when done together can help beginners progress to take on more advanced challenges. In this week’s tip, we’re going to talk about a […]

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Tip #250: Damping Off

Damping off is a fungal disease that can kill or weaken seedlings both before and/or after they germinate. It can affect both beginner and experienced growers when starting seeds and is caused be several strains of fungal organisms including alternia, […]

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Tip #249: Glacial Rock Dust

Glacial rock dust is made from a variety of rocks that are collected and pulverized by the expansion and contraction actions of glaciers. When the glaciers receded a long time ago, deposits of these crushed rocks were left behind, and it is these deposits which are mined and used as agricultural amendments.

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Tip #248: Trap Crops

A trap crop is a method of pest control where an attractive host plant is grown/planted to lure insects away from the main/desired crop. Examples include blue hubbard and squash, and nasturtiums and brassicas.

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Tip #247: Flowers

We love flowers for their colour, beauty, and unique fragrances they impart to the garden. In this week’s tip, we’ll be covering some of our favourite varieties as well as a general overview of their importance in nature. Flowers are […]

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Tip #246: Bonsai

Bonsai is a Japanese art form that typically features miniature trees grown in ornamental containers. For beginners, get started with a variety of herbs to practice and hone your craft.

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