What's the difference between Heirloom, Organic and Hybrid Seeds? It does matter which you choose as there is a big difference, esp if you want to save seeds from your harvest to share or plant next year.
It's time for gardens to rest Happy Holidays!
Come grow with us…. learn to sprout!
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Check out our free resources and gardening tips that you can use to help create a more vibrant and successful garden this season.
Our list of local events offers you many opportunities to talk with community groups and access a wide range of resources.
The Latest Sprout!
Plant exchange! Gardeners invited to London public libraries on specific Saturdays in May 2019. Bring in cuttings, bulbs, and plants to exchange with other gardeners. Master Gardeners available to answer questions.
Join us for three FREE informative and fun talks at Central Library March 5, 12 & 25, 7pm-8:30 pm. Learn about climate-smart gardening, balcony, container and small space gardens and Rain Gardens.
Check your garlic! As garlic ages, it develops a sharp, more pungent taste. It also starts to sprout. Sprouting is not spoilage! Here are three preserving methods to maintain the same aromatic, flavorful goodness of a freshly harvested garlic bulb.
Come to LEARN and SHOP! Great vendors and educational exhibits, talks throughout the day, seeds and garden supplies to get you going for the season. Seed Swap too. Join us March 2, 2019.
Christmas Plants (aka ‘Holiday Season’ Plants) are so beautiful when they arrive in our homes. It’s possible to keep them looking great all winter and blooming again for years to come.
Bird feeders can be a source of disease for the birds we love to watch on cold wintery days. Learn about common bird diseases and how to avoid spreading them!
A six-part series of illustrated talks. Nature in the City...Free & Family Friendly!
London Central Library - Wolf Performance Hall
8 weeks of classroom instruction and hands-on workshops covering everything from soil preparation and seed selection to planting, maintaining, harvesting and preserving. Focus is on gardens you can EAT as well as colourful and helpful companion flowers. 2019 registration opens soon.
Applying compost, manure, or straw has many benefits for vegetable production, BUT may also introduce weeds. Check out this podcast to learn ways to minimize the number of weed seeds.
Newsletter from Halton Master Gardener with 3 good articles: To-Do List for November, Adding Biodiversity to our Gardens, and Plan for Bees in our Gardens
Garden magazines and their online newsletters are my favourite things to read, especially on a cold dreary day with snow in the forecast!