Micro Tom Tomato

Here is a list of some of the many tomato varieties available. Depending on your region you’ll be able to find these varieties and many others for sale in your local nurseries that are not listed here. Check each of their growth characteristics individually as…

Snowy Tomatoes

People, over the years have learned how to eat all parts of hundreds of different plants. This includes everything from the flowers to the fruit to the stems and leaves to the seeds and on to the roots too. Celery and rhubarb are stems Lettuce…

Fiskars 18" PowerGear Loppers

Fiskars produces a wide range of tools in so many different sizes. This handy little set of bypass loppers is very lightweight and easy to use. They are perfect for those with limited strength and makes short work of the branches. This is a great…

Felco F-31 Anvil Pruner

You’ll never regret the purchase of any Felco hand pruners, guaranteed. So if you’re looking for an anvil pruner that will stand up to the tough jobs, then look no further than this one. Felco is known for making high quality tools. The anvil pruner…

Felco F-2 Bypass Pruner

Felco is a well known name and is considered the Cadillac of garden pruners. When you buy a set of Felco’s you can be assured that you are buying top quality from a company that stands behind their product. Felco has many different sizes and…

Stainless Steel Hand Held Weeding Knife

The Crack Weeder which is also known as a patio knife is amazing and very efficient at getting the weeds out from between paving stones. I own this tool and I use it for weeds between stones and many other tasks too. It’s very versatile…

Grape Bunch 2017

Grapes are most often seen growing in long rows in vast fields, lined up perfectly on rolling hills in the sun baked valleys of the landscape. It would be easy to assume that it’s impossible to have a grape vine growing in a small space…

Commercially produced seed tape is great and very convenient but the drawback is that there aren’t very many seed types that are available this way. Seed tape is also quite expensive compared to bulk seeds in packages. The solution is to make your own seed…

Root Weevil

I didn’t even know what a root weevil was for all the years I was gardening at my last place which is in a mostly rural setting. But then, 18 months ago I had to move on short notice. So I packed up, picked up…

When you want to grow your own patch of raspberry plants, one way to do it is from seeds. It takes a little more patience but the rewarding harvest that goes with it is worth the wait. Just know that you’ll be looking at a…

This is an important question in many people’s minds. It seems to have become a buzz word lately. I’ll start with a bit of a story, recently I was in Costco with my husband on a Saturday when all the food tables were set up.…

The Haskap berry is another unique berry that I recommend home gardeners have alongside the blue blueberries and the pink blueberries. In Latin, the Haskap plant is known as Lonicera Caerulea. Sometimes you’ll see Haskap spelled in other ways such as Hascap, Haskaap and Hasukappu. The…

I highly recommend that every gardener have this tool on hand. The Fiskars Softouch Weeder. It’s also known as a dandelion weeder. This tool is specifically designed for the long, deep tap roots that a dandelion, thistles and some other weeds produce. However, it is…

The Garden Bandit

The Garden Bandit is a Canadian made tool and is one of the best I’ve ever found. It’s a must have for every gardener and will become as important as pruners to you in no time at all. It’s a simple design but amazingly efficient…

Pineberries and Strawberry

 Have you ever heard of a Pine berry? This is a berry that we all should be growing, it’s beautiful and different. It’s unique looking delicious little berry holds a special reward for those who grow them. This is my first year with them so I’ve only…