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Everything is under a blanket of snow right now, but gardeners are already dreaming of spring.

Hoe, hoe, hoe — guess what gardeners want from Santa?

Here are some gift ideas for folks with green thumbs

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s a long way off to gardening season, but Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has several publications that might be a perfect fit for the gardener on your Christmas list. Alberta Yards and Gardens ($15): unbiased information on selecting ornamental trees and shrubs, lawns, small fruits and berries, flowers, vegetables, herbs and even water plants. The […] Read more

This holiday season think green (as in green thumb)

Whether it’s high-res imaging, bugs, or cover crops, there’s no 
shortage of ways to make the family horticulturalist happy

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the holiday season upon us, there is one question causing the good people of the province to lose sleep at night: What to get the horticulturalist in their life? With that question in mind (and tongue firmly planted in cheek) I’ve compiled a list of ideas with something for every budget that is sure […] Read more