Why Cloning?

Cloning in the plant world is a neat process that is almost exactly as it sounds.  Only instead of requiring some otherworldly futuristic technology and a scientist in a lab to execute the procedure, cloning...

Root Systems, Fibrous vs Taproot

All flowering plants (angiosperms) have either a taproot or fibrous root system, do you know the difference? A taproot system occurs when a primary root develops from a radicle (the first part to leave the...

What The Fungus!?

After many requests, this week we’re taking some time to talk to you about a very serious issue plaguing gardens across the world. There’s a lot more in common between that tricycle deteriorating on...

How Well Do You Know Your Crops?

So you went out and picked up a bunch of seeds to grow yourself a little vegetable garden.  You plant peas and cucumbers and some tomatoes and squash.  But it’s not until you’ve read this article that...

Cleft Grafting

Tree Grafting  In our last post of this series we explored the benefits of grafting and were hopefully able to inspire you to try it out.  In this article we’re going to dive a little deeper into the...

Grafting Part 1 – What and Why?

In this series we will delve into the world of tree grafting; covering the how-to basics and why you might want to. What is grafting? Grafting is a process that involves attaching a pre-existing trimmed...

How to grow: Limes

Before we get into this and have you all excited to grow your own limes for that first Corona this summer, we want to prepare you with this sad reality: There’s a good chance you wont see any produce from...

FIDDLEHEADS! Rrrrrrrooooll out!

If you're not perplexed by the featured image associated with this article then you're already ahead of the curve.  Many of you, especially those of you living in North America have probably encountered...

The History Of The Shovel

During the Neolithic Era and the early Bronze Era people used shovels made of an ox’s shoulder blade in Britain while the Chinese were using spades that closely resembled our shovel of today as early as 1100...

Make Use of That Patio!

Turning Your Condo Patio into a Garden Let’s face it. Your condo patio is often an under-utilized space just waiting to be put to good use and most people can't afford to drop a few hundred-thousand...