The Western Fair will bring London over 50 rides, fair food, animals, entertainment, concerts, and booths. Stop by to ask garden-related questions from the London Middlesex Master Gardeners. See you at the fair!
Join the Friends of London Civic Gardens for their annual fall plant sale on Sept 15th. This year they're also participating in Doors Open so you can peek behind the scenes and enjoy a tour as well. Lots of great plants available for purchase!
Many of our vegetable diseases first appear to us as ugly leaves with blotch marks or a white coating. These marks can warn you about a big problem you should correct quickly or may just be relatively minor blemishes. The trick is to know which is which and what to do about it! Here are three great infographics to help you understand foliar diseases that affect edibles such as Onion, Squash, Zucchini, Melon, Cucumber and Tomatoes.
Here's where you'll find terrific garden tips and resources from recent Seedy Saturdays such as quick links to exhibitors and garden catalogs, handouts from various talks, even recipes!
Check out a recent podcast series offered by Joe Gardener that features one of our trusted gardening advisors - Linda Chalker-Scott. She answers Joe's questions about dozens of garden tips - are they fact or myth?
Course is now FULL. 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.
Mark your calendars now and come out to enjoy a great day at Canada Blooms (also co-located with the National Home Show at the Enercare Centre - Exhibition Place, Toronto
Seed packages usually identify how many weeks ahead of average last frost date to start the seeds. Count back from that frost date for each type of seed. Start hardening off for 1-2 weeks after this date and keep a close eye on the night temperatures. May 24 is a safer date for actually planting out.
Which plants will regrow from your kitchen scraps? Check out our list. What are the top tips to encourage scrap growth? Have a look at these suggestions.