Kelowna garden expert Don Burnett says it's too early to start seeds, even as we near the gardening season
Don Burnett visited the Allen Gardens Conservatory, founded in 1858 and featuring 1,600 square feet of greenhouse space
For many of us, taking the four-day round trip to the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle is the best way to kick off any spring
I’ve potted up any non-winter hardy plant worth saving so I have the option of taking them indoors when frost is expected.
Gardening columnist Don Burnett talks about options for fall planting.
Here in the Okanagan we are entering one of the best gardening seasons of the year.
So often I am asked how to prune hydrangeas and my answer always begins with what type of hydrangea are we dealing with.
‘Pocket planting’ is where a hole is dug a few inches larger than the root ball of the plant…and a little bit of soil is placed in it.
The Kelowna Garden Club was established in 1924, believed to be one of the oldest established clubs of its kind in our province.
I have to tell you they sure know how to put on a show over there in the United Kingdom.
As we drive around the Okanagan at this time of year there is certainly no shortage of colour.
At first, gardening as we know it was reserved for the wealthy…today, people at
all levels of economic status garden for fun and food.
Preserve local food at reasonable prices or home grow your food for less to enjoy all winter long.
…you might be thinking of giving something to your favourite gardener even if it's yourself.
Included in the celebration is cheerful live Christmas music, hot dogs and hot chocolate…bring something for the food bank.
Fall colours phenomenon happens when the temperature gradually drops…yet doesn’t get to the freezing level.
Preferences change in gardens as the choice in plants blossoms.
Many of the techniques and fundamentals of gardening used today have been used for centuries…
Get your spring bulbs in as early as possible to allow for a nice long cool rooting-in period.
In this hectic world, where everything is in fast motion…gardening is still the same medicine it has been for centuries.