Grow Pumpkins!

Easy and fun to grow your own pumpkins! As gardeners, we are always thinking and planning ahead and this year is no exception! Its time now to start planning and planting crops for Halloween and Fall decorating! We grow a cool selection of Pumpkin and Gourd plants – choose from large orange pumpkins, small pie pumpkins, large white pumpkins or how about the Warty Goblin pumpkin, which as the name suggests is… Read More

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Specialty Hot Peppers

Need some heat in your life? Browse our collection of specialty Hot Pepper varieties and you may be inspired to try some new varieties and become a hot pepper connoisseur! Our selection includes many different types, shapes, sizes, colours and strengths of heat. The heat strength of hot peppers is measured in Scoville Heat Units (shu). Specialty Hot Peppers and Scoville Heat Units (shu)… Read More

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Cool Season Veggies

Get your ‘Cool’ Veggies here! We grow many cool season veggies including Cabbage, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, Lettuce, Leeks, Onions, Arugula and Collard Greens. It is important to get these cool loving vegetables in the ground before it gets too hot. Although I try to select varieties that do well in our hot summers, cabbage, cauliflower and brocolli are particularly susceptible to heat and changes… Read More

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

Cucumbers

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