Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Circle Plan Garden Design

Garden Design Makeover in a Weekend

In this post, please welcome garden designer Rachel Mathews from Successful Garden Design, who is going to share with us her top tips for transforming your garden in a weekend. Garden design books often make the process of designing a garden much more complicated than it needs to be. I’m going to show you a very simple technique that you …

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How To Divide Succulents Easily And Inexpensively

Thrifty Gardening: How to Divide Succulents

If your succulents are starting to look a little scraggly or maybe sending out a bunch of offshoots, it’s a great time to easily and inexpensively increase your collection by using this guide on how to divide succulents. Some succulents, like Sedum, can be simply divided by tearing off a clump of the plants with roots, and tucking it into …

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Make Cut Flowers Last Longer

How to Make Cut Flowers Last

An abundance of flowers in the garden means a bounty of vases full of blooms in the house. Here are some tips to make your cut flowers last a whole lot longer with just a few simple steps. Most flowers are best harvested in the morning when temperatures are still cool. Choose flowers that are close to their full splendor, …

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2880 West 20th Ave In Vancouver Designed By Campos Leckie Studio 5

Vancouver Modern Home Tour

This coming Saturday is your chance to check out The Modern Home Tour, which gives area residents the opportunity to explore the inside and outside of some of their neighbour’s coolest modern homes. From 11AM to 5PM on Sept. 14th, tourgoers will visit 7 private residences throughout the Vancouver area, designed by some of the area’s finest architects. Want to …

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Decorative Garlic Braids With Herbs For Decoration

How to Braid Garlic

Local author, speaker, and organic gardening expert, Carolyn Herriot, joins us today with this wonderful fall project from her book, The Zero-Mile Diet: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food (Harbour Publishing). If you have followed along this year planting garlic then harvesting and cooking with the garlic scapes, then the next steps are harvesting and–even better–decorative braiding! Follow these steps and …

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CSI Horticulture Whats Wrong With My Plants

CSI Horticulture: Organic Control of Plant Disease

Organic Control of Plant Disease Does this look familiar? or this? how about this? These little holes here… …could they possibly be caused by these guys? (A. They are not responsible for the holes but are causing damage to the plant). If you have ever had a vegetable garden then you are likely familiar with disease and pests. From blight …

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