Designing Your Balcony Garden

Steve Whysall writes a garden column for The Vancouver Sun, and this week's column is on balcony gardens. I was just talking with my friend yesterday about using the Client Site Analysis for her own balcony space, so this column is timely.And apologies for so many LINKS!

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Multiply Your Stock of Plants: Collect Seeds

There are some annuals in my garden that I just want more of, or I want to be able to give away to friends, so I make a point of collecting seeds as often as I can. But in many cases here in balmy Metro Vancouver, I don't have to do the work, the plants … Continue reading Multiply Your Stock of Plants: Collect Seeds

More Tips for Container Gardens

When I posted 6 Tips for Container Gardens, I neglected to mention one of the most important considerations: Annuals or Perennials.  For some reason, many people are intimidated by perennials. Do they seem to be more work? Is there a fear they won't come back? Are they too expensive? Is there not enough all-season flowering? Here's … Continue reading More Tips for Container Gardens