Creemore Veggie Planters

Check out our culinary containers! Once again this year, we were excited and pleased to be awarded the contract to design and grow the street planters for Creemore. Working with the BIA, we decided to incorporate some veggie and herb planters into the mix, with residents welcome to harvest some fresh produce for their own use. After much winter research, I came up with… Read More

Dinosaur Kale

Italian Heirloom Variety Over the last few years, kale has become a very popular leafy green vegetable to grow and eat. It can be prepared raw in salads or cooked in all kinds of dishes. Its nutritional qualities are exceptional! A cup provides more than 100% of the daily value of vitamin A and K and 88% of the daily value of vitamin C…. Read More


Pickled or Fresh – brand new trial varieties This season, I was fortunate enough to be offered some sample trial seed from Ball Seed, one of the large seed companies that I buy from. The trial seed is for varieties that will be released for commercial sale in 2017. I selected 2 new cucumbers – Martini and Gherking to trial. Martini – Sweet and… Read More

How Hot are our 2016 Hot Peppers?

Choose from 5 varieties Hot peppers have intrigued gardeners for centuries, being used for a whole range of purposes. Nowadays, they are hard to resist, being easy and fun to grow, very productive small plants that you can always find a space for. They even bring out the rebel in us! Who hasn’t tentatively bitten into one not knowing what result may occur? This… Read More