Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2012’

Kale And Cucumber Seedlings Growing Under Lights Medium

Grow Light Shelving for Seed Starting Indoors

If you have been following along on the Seed Starting Series, your seeds will have been planted in homemade starters or store bought containers and germinated.  Those baby plants may not be ready to hit the harsh outdoors yet but they do need to have enough light.  This weekend project will help you fashion your very own indoor grow op …

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Victory Gardens and Old Faithful Container Workshop

If you are in Vancouver and want to learn how to grow food in containers this event is for you! Victory Gardens is running a container gardening workshop at  Old Faithful Saturday, May 12th from 9:30 – 11 AM.  Not only will you learn some important basics on container gardening from this stylish collaboration, but also you will leave with your very own wooden …

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A Super Simple Trellis For Training Peas Fun Family Gardening Project

Making a Pea Trellis with Kids

This simple project is a great way to get the kids out in the garden for a little free labour…{ahem} I mean garden therapy. Spring is the time to plant peas out in the garden.  Seeds germinate well in cool soil so plants have a strong start by the time summer hits.  I like to start my peas indoors then …

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Garden Therapy Handmade Flower Print Throw Pillow Garden Collection Medium

Handmade Garden Flower Pillows for Mother’s Day

If you are looking for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day that says, “you are my sunshine”, check out the Garden Therapy Handmade shop.  Order now through May 3rd to ensure your purchase will arrive in time to make it for Mom’s big day and use the code “SPRING” for 10% off your entire order. Garden Therapy Handmade pillows are …

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Recycled Bottle Cloches

Book Club: The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener

This month we take a look at a garden book from a few different perspectives.  Three of our reviewers from Garden Therapy Book Club join us to share their thoughts on The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live.  

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Tulip Festival 2010 9

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival + How to Grow Tulips

Few years back I visited Skagit Valley in Washington state where each year they delight visitors with a little taste of what Holland’s tulip farms might be like during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.  The area is home to many producers of spring flowers including tulips, daffodils, and irises. The festival runs April 1-30 of any given year and a …

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