It is a good idea to plant a cover crop on vegetable beds that are not in use over the winter. Winter field peas are one such crop that adds nitrogen.
A dirty, blunt pruner will cause damage to your plants and hurt your hands during use. It is therefore important to know how to properly maintain pruners.
Do you break out in a cold sweat when you need to prune plants in the garden? It is not as scary as you think and you can learn how to prune properly.
Gardening usually requires a garden hose of some kind. How many of us struggle though with the hyper-active snake that is a typical garden hose?
Do you run out of energy in your busy and stress-filled day? A green smoothie in the morning will help give you the vitamins and minerals to keep you going.
Do you have lots of vegetable greens in your garden? Not sure what to do with them? Here are ways you can use them, including getting children to eat them.
Google Search is the go-to search engine online for finding information on just about anything. You can easily do a google search for plant info.
Winter is a great time to prepare for spring seeding by making some seed tape and sheets. These make-ahead preparations will save you time and ensure your seeds are properly spaced. This is the fourth in a series of five posts of How a Gardener can be Productive in Winter
A bit of a surprise this week as we had a few nights of below freezing temperatures. Average first frost date here in Victoria, BC typically is Nov 15 so we are a couple of weeks early. I took some photos of the garden of plants that didn't fare well being frozen plus some that did just fine.