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.
It's time for gardens to rest Happy Holidays!
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We host and attend many events annually to help you grow your garden and enrich your understanding of different plants, gardening best practices, and more.
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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!
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
Come to LEARN and SHOP! This event is well-known for its reputation of inspiring a passion for gardening each Spring! Great vendors and educational exhibits, talks throughout the day, seeds and garden supplies to get you going for the season and yummy food on site so you can make a day of it.
Garden magazines and their online newsletters are my favourite things to read, especially on a cold dreary day with snow in the forecast!
There are lots of great how-to and inspirational garden videos online. This will be a collection of some of the best we've seen.
What should I do for my newly planted evergreen to give it the best possible chance of survival over the winter?
We don't have to limit our growing and harvesting season just to those few short summer months. Many gardeners are now successfully growing and harvesting almost year round.
Lots of good reasons NOT to do fall cleanup in our gardens. We are doing more harm than good.