All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gardening’

Plant Garlic In The Fall And Harvest It Next Summer

Protect Your Garden from Vampires: How to Grow Garlic

As we get ready for Halloween, it’s the perfect time to think about how you can naturally vampire-proof your garden. Planting garlic around the perimeter will protect your veggie beds from getting tramped in the night while they vant to suck your bloooood. In all seriousness, it’s a good reminder to plant garlic when you start thinking about Halloween, at …

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Dandelion Seed Head

How to Identify Weeds

I remember picking bouquets of dandelions as a child: grabbing so many in my hand that I couldn’t keep my fingers around the flowers that kept falling out. It took some time to hone my picking skills, and sometimes the head would pop off, but luckily there were plenty for me to practice with in the local park. I also …

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DIY Gardeners Gift Set Sow Glad You Are Here

Good Neighbour Welcome Gift

If you live in a neighbourhood that has pretty gardens and you love to putter around with the plants, you’ve likely become friendly with your neighbours. Sharing plants and harvests are great benefits to having those who love gardening right next door. It’s also pretty fabulous when they can tend to a few things when you take your summer vacation. …

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Dragonfly And Blackberries Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day: Green Ideas from the Garden Charmers

It’s an Earth Day Party! The Garden Charmers are celebrating Earth Day with a series of posts with crafty projects, sage gardening advice, recycling, herbal remedies, gardening with kids and more! Check out my Earth Day post on Attracting Beneficial Insects to the Garden for a list of beneficial insects and the top 3 things you need to do to get them in your …

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Garden Therapy’s Favourite Uncommon Goods

I’ve recently been embracing my uncommon gardener. I’ve never been one for traditional planters or formal gardens, but as the seasons change and the garden is forever on my mind, I like to have a quirky project or two to work on when the weather is not tempting me to the yard. I also think that a garden should be …

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Edible Wildflowers: Grow it! Eat it!

Ontario’s Wildflower Farm director, Miriam Goldberger, has joined us today to share her passion for taming wildflowers, which is in fact the title of her book as well! In Taming Wildflowers, Miriam tackles the myths surrounding wildflowers – as unkempt, uncontrollable, weeds. Her goal is to introduce gardeners to a list of well-behaved wildflowers that conform to container, garden, and landscape. What …

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