We live in Alberta! We know what conditions we’re up against when we head into gardening season. Edmonton, Alberta, is located in zone 3a, which is characterized by cold winters and a short growing season.
Growing tomatoes in the Edmonton area can be a rewarding experience for garden enthusiasts. The cool climate can present some challenges, but with the right techniques, you can produce a bountiful harvest in your own
If food is fuel, it’s time to take an honest look at what you’re putting in your body this year. Truthfully speaking, the best food comes straight from the Earth, not the deep fryer, the
Is there anything more frustrating than excitedly picking your first harvest of tomatoes, only to discover they’ve got soggy, rotten bottoms? Gross! Now, if you’re new to vegetable gardening, you might panic and assume this
Knowing when and how to harvest crops in real life isn’t quite as simple as in Stardew Valley. Different fruit and vegetable plants have different features and signs to watch for as they approach
Using fresh herbs in your summer drinks is an absolute gamechanger. When your bartending skills join forces with your gardening skills, you can create legendary beverages perfect for summer entertaining and late-night patio parties. Seriously,
Your tomato plants are all settled into their new homes for the summer, and soon you’ll have a big tasty harvest to reward all your hard work in the garden! Meanwhile, there are some problems
Growing tomatoes that ripen enough to be juicy, sweet, and flavourful is ideal for every tomato lover. Sometimes, certain conditions in the late spring months prevent tomato plants from reaching their full potential””that’s why it’s
Crop rotation is one of the oldest tricks in food production to help control pests, reduce disease, keep soil healthy, and produce abundant harvests from your vegetable garden. There are records of Belgian farmers using
A little early spring garden prep will make a huge difference down the road. It’s kinda like painting a room: if you wash and prime the walls first, you won’t see any unsightly stains from
For those of you who made 2020 your year to start your very own garden (and there are many of you!), I put together some valuable gardening tips for your sophomore year of home horticulture.
Read through our Growing Guides for tips to enrich your garden!