Asparagus with Pasta and Basil Recipe

Asparagus with Pasta and Basil Recipe

Asparagus is one of the favourite Spring vegetables grown locally here in Niagara.  When planted, asparagus will come up every Spring to be harvested once the tender shoots are a few inches tall , then sold at the local markets for everyone to enjoy.  Grilled, sauted or roasted, this vegetable is not only high in nutrients, […]

Beautiful Bulbs

Beautiful Bulbs

Planting, Growing, Moving Bulbs Crocuses and daffodils, tulips and hyacinths: the flowers that return to our gardens every year like events on the calendar. Their beloved blooms may have short seasons, but their bulbs will only multiply as each spring turns to summer and then waits out the winter before a reliable return. When and […]

Earth Day Activities

Earth Day Activities

Earth Day Activities for Little Gardeners Earth Day began in 1990 for a special day of celebration of our beautiful earth.  Every April 22 people of all ages and walks of life across Canada, and the world, join in earth-friendly activities.   It is one day where we can come together to share ideas and inspire […]

The Three Ps of Pansies

The Three Ps of Pansies

The Three Ps of Pansies | Popular, Pretty and Practical Popular  Few gardens don’t welcome at least a small patch of the bonneted violet hybrid Viola x wittrockiana cvs. Clusters of pansies will grow in shallow soil and even spread between cracks in rocks and stone. A variety can be found in almost every colour from the palest […]