Gardening Tips

Tools to Help Revitalize Your Garden

Carson Arthur | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada
Carson Arthur

When the warm weather arrives, every homeowner has an inventory of outside chores: cutting the lawn, weeding the garden, washing windows and cleaning the eaves are at the top of every list, including mine. Here are some quick tips and items to make your gardening easier.

Dreams of Being Green: Gardening Tips for a Brown Thumb

Terri Higgins | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada Alberta
Terri Higgins

Meet Jeff de Jong. He has had an exceptionally diverse gardening career, with his passion leading to exciting opportunities. From lending his teaching skills to gardening classes in college or local gardening clubs to hosting the only two hour gardening radio program in the West; Gardening 101, he definitely knows his way around the garden.

Backyard Decor: Plan To Use Vines In Unique Ways

CP | Dean Fosdick, The Associated Press | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Style

Few plants adorn arbors or trellises as beautifully as flowering vines. They also can enhance the landscape with fragrance, provide shade and screen u...

When To Water Your Plants: Should You Garden In The Morning Or Evening?

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Style

TORONTO - The hot days of summer have settled into many areas of the country. Add a lack of rain into the mix and gardens are wilting under the soarin...

A Gardener's Guide To Cactus (PHOTOS)

CP | Dean Fosdick, The Associated Press | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Style

Landscaping with cactus has been an acquired taste for many gardeners, but it appears the appetite for the robust plants is growing. Lingering drought...

10 Surprising Tips To Plant The Perfect Garden From Peter Cantley

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Style

We've put up with April's showers and have seen May's flowers, but now we're transitioning into the months that keep us outdoors. Because of the am...

Spruce Up Your Backyard Space With These Decor And Artsy Tips

CP | Cedar Burnett, The Associated Press | Posted 07.23.2012 | Canada Style

SEATTLE - I feel like Alice in Wonderland. Sprinting past an alligator drinking a soda pop and a T-Rex playing guitar, I lean toward a family of color...

Weeds: If You're Sure They Have To Go, Save Yourself Some Time And Back Strain

CP | Dean Fosdick, The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2012 | Canada Style

Hand weeding is one of the most demanding chores in gardening, but it doesn't have to be that way. Mulching, spraying, plant crowding and inexpensive ...