Swiss Chard, Kale, Arugula and Lettuce The health benefits of eating plenty of leafy green veggies have been well proven. As usual, we have grown a good selection of transplants this year, all of which are easy to grow and can be planted out when it is still cool. Just find a sunny spot in the garden with good soil. All veggies will benefit… Read More
Hot or sweet & easy to grow! Peppers are an easy and rewarding summer vegetable crop and we grow a full selection of both hot and sweet pepper plants. Hot peppers include Hot Portugal – a fiery hot red salsa type which grows to 6” long, Hungarian Yellow Wax – a medium hot, yellow type which grows to 6” long and Jalapeno – a… Read More
A beautiful vegetable! Those of you who know me well will already know that I have a passion for growing and cooking Eggplant and that I am always encouraging others to try growing some of this beautiful vegetable for themselves! If you haven’t had the run down from me personally, here goes… We grow 2 varieties – the large and rounded deep purple Italian… Read More
We grow many varieties of Basil! Basil is a true taste of summer and due to its short shelf life in supermarkets, is a perfect plant to grow and eat fresh from your garden. This wonderful, aromatic herb is easy to grow in our hot summers and provides rich flavour and colour to many culinary creations, both cooked and fresh. Did you know that… Read More
Leeks belong to the onion family but do not form a bulb, instead a long upright white shank is produced topped with wide flat leaves.
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
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
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
Harvest healthy greens from our Mixed Kale Planters all season long – just cut and they will regrow.
Working with the Creemore 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.