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All About Garlic

Is a vegetable garden complete without garlic? For those who love this aromatic bulb, Master Gardener Susie Everding reveals the secrets of a bountiful and delicious harvest.

Fruit in the Urban Garden

Enjoy berries, fresh from the garden to your table. This week, Master Gardener Susie Everding discusses haskaps, strawberries and raspberries, all easily grown in local gardens.

Natural Lawn Care – Fall Rejuvenation

Did you know there are 6.2 million lawns in Canada? These days, many of us are concerned about the environmental impacts of maintaining all that turf grass. Read on for Astrid’s approach to sustainable fall lawn care in this, the year of the ecological garden.

Landrace Gardening

The plants we grow face enormous challenges. Rain (or not), temperature extremes, insect pests, diseases, and more. This week, Cathy Christie joined us for our monthly discussion about seed saving, introducing landrace plant varieties and the preservation of these species.


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