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The interest in and use of perennials in our gardens is phenomenal and still growing, according Brian Minter
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you really want to make your special person happy, here is something you may find interesting.
You really don’t have to be an expert to prune fruit trees. All it takes is a little common sense and a few helpful hints, says Brian Minter
Brian Minter offers some last minute gift ideas for the gardeners on your list.
Experiencing numerous cold winters in our gardens has taught us many good lessons. First and foremost, never let your guard down.
Nothing in this world personifies spring like daffodils. Their vibrant yellows are the antidote to long wet winters.
It is nice to think that the Jack O’Lantern we carve on Halloween to keep the evil spirits away has a great history and a brighter future.
When lawns look bad, our entire landscape looks bad, so here are a few tips for fall.
In southwestern B.C., our vegetable gardens can be producing twelve months a year, says Brian Minter
Here is Brian Minter's top ten list of the best performing perennials that we can plant right now and enjoy year after year.
Another trend in home vegetable gardens is towards adopting a more continual and sequential planting scheme, says Brian Minter
Here are 10 tips that will help revive your plants after Chilliwack's hot, dry weather.
At this critical stage, with continuing record-breaking drought since February, how do we deal with this situation?
Considering the many attributes of tall, stately trees, we’re really missing a welcome addition to our homes, especially now in this heat.
Fortunately there’s still time to plant heat-loving and drought-tolerant colour to keep our gardens looking good until fall.
Watering is an art, and when done well, will help plants thrive and at the same time will preserve this precious resource, says Brian Minter
I know lots of tomatoes have already been planted but there’s still plenty of time if you want to try a few more, says Brian Minter
Tomatoes originated in South America in the Andean mountains that overlap into the countries of Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Chile.
Those beautiful flowers in that little bit of soil, swinging in the wind, needs a lot of help to stay beautiful.
The dogwood family is large and quite diverse, writes Brian Minter.