Day 21 of Your Successful Vegetable Garden

Tomatoes! North America's favourite home-grown vegetable. (Actually, it's said it is "America's" favourite home-grown vegetable, but I'm sure Canadians are as keen on home-grown toms as Americans.) Garden Tribe's final day of Boot Camp focuses on tomatoes, and what a great ending (and how great that it's ending!). And isn't this a brilliant line: Some gardeners are … Continue reading Day 21 of Your Successful Vegetable Garden

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Veggie Tales Day 16 and 17

The reason I've grouped Boot Camp Day 16 (Seed-Starting) and Day 17 (Seedling Transplanting) together is because I wrote about seed starting already on Day 14, and besides, they're pretty closely related. So a quick review: if you're sowing outdoors, make sure the seeds stay moist. That's pretty much it. If you're sowing indoors, you need … Continue reading Veggie Tales Day 16 and 17

Veggie Garden – Day 5

Day 5 of Garden Tribe's 21-day Boot Camp is sub-titled "Right Sizing for Success". Which incidentally I've already addressed in Veggie Garden Day 3. But since if you're anything like me you haven't actually started yet, let's just do a quick 3-point lesson: 1. No garden is "no-maintenance", so be realistic about how much time you can … Continue reading Veggie Garden – Day 5