Growing your own vegetables, fruits and herbs is possible no matter your space. Be it a large backyard garden or a container garden on your front porch, balcony or patio, we have some great edible gardening tips so you can enjoy fresh homegrown food from your very own garden in the Ottawa Valley.
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New 17-5-17 Ratio | Recently the ratios for the N-P-K have significantly changed in fertilizer. Read on to discover why we have embraced this new way of thinking in horticulture and are helping our environment, with this high micronutrient, water soluble fertilizer, as well.
Looking for tips on growing the perfect tomato in your garden or patio container? Today's tomato gardening 101 tip: the difference between bush (determinate) and vine (indeterminate) tomatoes.
Hydrangeas are a classic garden shrub that are a must-have in every garden. We have your tips for planting & caring for your type of hydrangea.
Garden fresh carrots and local maple syrup combine to make this easy and delicious side dish that your family will love.
As the weather heats up so does the need to thoroughly water your plants. Here is a guide to proper watering techniques...
Coveted by gardeners for their timeless beauty and fragrance, roses are a classic in the garden. Our selections include...
Have you ever wondered when you pick up that potted annual, perennial or hanging basket in the spring, where it actually came from? The life of an annual or perennial flower begins much sooner that many people think.
Every spring the challenge of coming up with beautiful containers is a challenge for many gardeners. If you want to be the envy of your neighbourhood this season then here is an easy three-ingredient recipe to follow
Create your own elegant Victorian-style planter, and learn how to keep it looking lovely all summer long with the Victorian Planter Workshop at Gemmell's Garden Centre in Smiths Falls.