This Year’s Veggie Garden Day 2

Continuing with Garden Tribe's 21 day  mini course on vegetable gardening, day 2 is all about climate and micro-climate. My editorial comments: You of course know about climate. In coastal BC it's usually rain for 10 months (this year being the exception) and sun for 2 months. Not much snow, not much frost, but also … Continue reading This Year’s Veggie Garden Day 2

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5 Tips To Understanding Plant Labels

So here's the 5 main things to understand when you buy plants: 1. Hardiness Zone 2. Average Mature Size 3. Sun Exposure 4. Watering Needs 5. Planting Instructions Hardiness zone. This can be unnecessarily complex: there are USDA Plant Hardiness Zones which includes Canada, and bases hardiness zones on average minimum winter temperatures; Plant Hardiness Zones of Canada, … Continue reading 5 Tips To Understanding Plant Labels