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June Gardening Activities

Some June gardening tasks to do to help keep your garden looking it’s best for the rest of the season. As your garden begins to show signs of growth (perhaps the weeds are becoming aggressive), it’s time to prepare your seedlings and plants for a beautiful summer showcase. Start by pinching back any annuals, Fuchsias, [...] Read more
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Where to Begin

    You want to start your garden and feel overwhelmed, not knowing what you can grow. Finding that information in an easy to follow format is damned near impossible. You need a degree to read the charts, maps and graphs that are out there. How would you like to know what you can grow [...] Read more
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Greet the Summer Season in the Backyard

  Boston Globe Gardening Tips: Greet the Summer Season in the Backyard Patch.com For gardeners, this weekend is the launch of the gardening season. By Michele Taranto It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and what better way to celebrate than by planting a Victory garden to produce fresh vegetables all season long for the kitchen, grill, … Read more
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Gardening Basics

  For you and I, 2 litres (8 cups) of water is the prescribed daily intake. Our plants, on the other hand, don’t require the same regime. In fact they probably need much less than we expect. Watering plants really isn’t rocket science – but there are a myriad of factors to consider. Watering plants [...] Read more
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Starting a Garden

By Staff, Southside Pride May 11, 2012 If you have decided to try gardening for the very first time and you are not sure where to start, this month’s column is for you. For a change I have a good amount of expertise, since I myself am a fairly recent gardener and I remember most [...] Read more
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