Pests and diseases are a part of nature. They can render an entire crop useless. Good planning can significantly reduce the risks, but doing so needs to be an end-to-end solution.
When we hear the term sustainable, we automatically think environmental. But, I think, there's more to it than that.
GMOs or Genetically Modified Organisms are another hot topic of great divide. Here's our layman's view of pros and cons.
Somebody recently asked me to write something on neonicotinoides. At first, I was rather reluctant since the topic can raise a few hackles, but the more I thought about it, the more I thought I should write something up.
I always said we need more flowers in the garden. A short chat with a local beekeeper just proved it for me.
Let's stop complaining about the birds and the bees and do something about it.
In Fall of 2015, the Richmond Nursery constructed new greenhouses at 5740 Old Richmond Road, the corner of Richmond Road and Fallowfield Road. The Strawberry Farm and Greenhouse are now together at the same location.
Sometimes plants die in the winter, but is it cold or is it something else?
Snow may be a pain to shovel, but it does wonders for plants.
Now that pesticides are banned in Ontario, we need to try and keep our gardens as green and healthy as possible. Here are a few of our tips to help you maintain a healthy garden. By no means is this a complete garden guide, just some tidbits we'd suggest.