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Planting Bulbs: 5 Things You Need to Know

Planting bulbs in the fall is a great way to celebrate the warmer weather when they bloom in early spring! Here are 5 things to take into consideration when doing your planting: 1. It’s (almost) never too late. Most bulbs (like Tulips, Hyacinths and Crocuses) can be planted well into the fall as long as there is diggable ground, but ...

Rosemary: 5 Things You Need to Know

Rosemary is an herb with some surprising health benefits! Here is a list of 5 facts you might not already know about this tasty herb:* 1. It’s a great source of Vitamins A, B-complex and C, iron, calcium and fibre as well potassium, however, rosemary taken in large doses by pregnant women can be harmful. 2. With only 131 calories ...
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Organic Gardening: Keeping Pests Out!

We know organic gardening brings fresh, pesticide-free produce and a healthier diet, but how do you save your bounty from hungry local wildlife? Here is a list of some of the more common garden pests and some time-tested tricks to help keep them out of your garden: Insects: Got aphids? Consider attracting their predator, the lady bug (typically drawn to Queen …