Tag Archives: garden tools

Jump Start your Spring Gardening

Sometimes it seemed like the winter of 2013/2014 would never end but believe it or not the days are getting warmer and longer and the official start of spring is just around the corner. Northern growing zones start to come alive in May, and now is a great time to get back out into the […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
gardening tips

May Gardening Tips

“It is shaping up to be a soggy Victoria Day weekend in Calgary and southern Alberta but that likely won’t stop a legion of hopeful green thumbs from descending on garden centres.” Have you been wondering which plants to plant now and which ones to plant later? How about vegetables? Shrubs? This article from CBC News […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

10 Great Spring Gardening Tips

In Canada, the May long weekend traditionally marks the unofficial start of summer. It won’t be long before we all start to break out the gardening tools and yards and gardens around Calgary are alive with colour once again. Here are 10 great tips for creating a beautiful and healthy yard this year: If salt […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
gardening tools

Preparing Garden Tools for Winter

Ahhh, the lowly garden tool – you probably don’t think too much about their care and maintenance. Gardening tools aren’t cheap and after a season of heavy use, it’s always a good idea to perform a little TLC and preventive maintenance before putting them away for the winter. A few simple tricks will keep them […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }