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Garden Column: Perfect Planters

Planter gardens are becoming very trendy for both homes and businesses. With the building of bigger houses and less yard space, planter gardens are a great way to add interest and colour to your yard where it’s just not feasible to have a regular style garden or to provide additional growing space in preferred areas. […]

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Column: The Wheelbarrow Gardener

If you google permaculture, you will find a plethora of pages discussing this ecological design process, yet
when talking with friends and family very few know or understand what it is. David Holmgren, one of the
co-founders of permaculture defines it as: “Consciously designed landscapes which mimic the patterns and […]

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Column: Garden contemplations

Much of our world today is based on visual stimulation and instant gratification. We are bombarded with images from magazines, television and social media feeds, such as Instagram and Pinterest. We see pictures of lush green gardens, bright and colourful flower beds, amazing backyards with decks, pools and fire pits. We want what we see,… […]

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Column: The Wheelbarrow Gardener

submitted by Valerie Loseth, The Wheelbarrow Gardener

With the recent warm temperatures and the increasing amount of daylight hours, those of us with a green hue to our thumbs are itching to get back into the garden. We long to feel the dirt under our fingernails and the sun on the back of our necks. We have probably looked at a seed catalogue… […]