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Home Gardening with Barbara: I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Having spent the past couple of years getting nothing I expected, I offer a story taken directly from Rachei Naomi Remen’s Kitchen Table...

Fall Garden Checklist

We ran this column last year, but I thought it might be something worth repeating. There is a new a list of fall...

Bulbs and Squirrels

Autumn. Fall. Indian Summer. Otoño. L’automne. We are immersed in that beautiful time of year when for a month (or two, if we...

September Gardening to Do List

by Chris Koper, WHCA Green Committee It has sure been a hot summer and over so fast! Think about joining the garden next year...

Garden Folklore

Some people follow the Farmer’s Almanac; some remember truths told by a grandmother. Some sayings have an origin in another country and time,...

Preserving Your Produce? Maybe Ferment It?

Mastering food preservation has been key in allowing humans not only to survive, but also flourish. Thankfully, with the invention of refrigeration and...

Engaging your Child in Gardening

As June begins and the summer is truly around the corner, many will be thinking about ways to encourage their children to enjoy...

Tips for Pruning this Summer

“Will summer pruning hurt the tree?” This is a question that we get often, and while there are a few exceptions, e.g. preventing...

Compost & Compost Tea: Making the Most of Calgary Soil

For many years the City of Calgary has been encouraging us to compost our vegetative matter by selling black plastic composters in the...

Local Pollinators: Encouraging a Visit & Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Yard

How familiar are you with your neighbourhood pollinators? Do you know how to attract them to your yard? Here in Canada, we have...

City Compost

A lot of us were pretty excited last year when the City of Calgary delivered the green bins for compost collection. This stuff...

Tall Annuals

There isn’t always room in a garden to add more perennials, but something tall may be desired. What can you plant from seed...