Great news! The Water Issue of Canada’s Local Gardener is finally off the press and on its way to subscribers and newsstands!
Canada’s Local Gardener magazine is the magazine for all gardeners everywhere across the country, from beginners to experts. Four issues per year are available in print and digital subscriptions and as single copies on newsstands across the country. Canada’s Local Gardener features articles from the latest in new flower and vegetable hybrids to tried and true ways to plant and grow heirlooms. We also cover insects, wildflowers, weeds, trees, houseplants, design, and dealing with the challenges and joys all Canadian gardeners face.
Here's what's inside:
All about beans: how to grow them, different varieties, insects to watch for, growing for fresh vs dried.
A non-edible legume! Growing these beauties in your garden, plus short stories about the history of them and lathyrism, a nasty disorder caused by eating them
Lisianthus - the prairie gentian
Did you know this rose look-alike is native to North America? In zone 8 and up, but you can grow them as annuals
Here are a handful of treatments you can try
Wildflower or weed: Sweet clover
Tall white or yellow spires of tiny flowers shoot up along roadways in the summer; where they are from and what there is to like about them
New Canadian Garden Hall of Fame
The Canadian Garden Council has announced 20 entrants to this new hall of fame
You might be able to grow one of these big beautiful trees
How to increase your perennials for free
Dividing, layering, seeding and looking for sales are just some of the ways to get new perennials
Watering your garden
What to water, how much, when… all these are explained, along with how you can conserve water in your garden
Build a pond
Thinking about it? This rundown of what’s involved will help you decide
Add a rain garden
Ever heard of a rain garden? They are becoming more popular!
PLUS! Inside the beautiful gardens of:
Gloria Beck, Red Deer, Alberta
Adrien Clavet and Réjean Lyrette, Chelsea, Quebec
Gerry and Judy Gillcash, Moncton, New Brunswick