Spring Planting

Planting Seeds Of Hope This Easter Weekend

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

It's not so easy in countries ravaged by the El Nino weather phenomenon. Most rural families work a garden or field to produce enough for the year ahead. When the rains don't come as usual, everything changes. Children must lug dead-weight water jugs over huge distances to keep their crops alive.

Spring Gardening Trends: Build A Butterfly Garden (PHOTOS)

CP | Amy Lorentzen, The Associated Press | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Style

For a spring project that can get your family working and learning together — and also help some beautiful insects — try a backyard butterfly gard...

Spring Gardening Guide: Shrubs That Do Double Duty (PHOTOS)

CP | Lee Reich, The Associated Press | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Style

So planting fever has grabbed you, and you're heading out to your favourite nursery or thumbing through a catalogue to see what's available in shrubs....

Bulbs Are Easy To Plant.. But Aren't Foolproof

CP | Dean Fosdick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style

Flower bulbs are a forgiving bunch. They can be buried upside down, stomped on or ignored, yet most will bloom for several seasons. There are the o...