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Cloverleaf – Growing Under Cover: Techniques for a more productive, weather-resistant, pest-free vegetable garden, by Niki Jabbour
Join award-winning author Niki Jabbour as she shares her secrets to growing more food, reducing pest problems, and dealing with unpredictable weather in her vegetable garden. She’ll spotlight a wide variety of season extenders like shade cloth, row cover, cold frames, and polytunnels, as well as show you how to use garden covers to prevent damage from deer, flea beetles, and cabbageworms. Put Niki’s techniques to work in your garden so you can enjoy a year-round harvest in any sized space. Niki…Find out more »
Every gardener knows that you can keep slugs at bay by surrounding plants with ground eggshells. That sand will lighten heavy clay soil. That newly planted trees need to be staked. Except that… none of that is true. Learn the truth about many useless and wasteful garden practices and save yourself time, effort and money. Larry Hodgson is a freelance garden writer living in Quebec City. He is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines, speaks frequently to horticultural groups…Find out more »
In this presentation with lots of visuals and a short video, Anna will share why to prune; when to prune; tools needed; how to prune and when not to prune. Using lots of examples from her own garden, Anna will help us make the right cut! Anna Leggatt, a Toronto Master Gardener, is a former High School teacher in Botany, Chemistry and she worked for 30 years at the Kortright Centre for Conservation. She is the Past Chair of the…Find out more »