Author - Tricia Ingram

Tricia IngramOwner Cobblestone Garden Centre, designer, hort grower, writer, & educator. Language enthusiast, sports fanatic, music & arts lover, volunteer, youth advocate

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Plan a hedge before you plant a hedge

Hedges are an increasingly common sight in residential landscapes and make a very welcome (albeit higher maintenance) alternative to a fence. Before putting in...

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Vines & Climbers

Vines are a beautiful and welcome addition to nearly any yard or garden! There are both annual and perennial vines, and what you choose to plant is determined...

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Weeds…Weeds…Weeds!

It’s painful but we really must talk about it…those unwanted visitors that keep popping up in your yard. I’m not talking about the in-laws;...

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Growing Tomatoes

Growing tomatoes at home is easy and rewarding! If you’ve never grown tomatoes at home before, the following information should help you get started...

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Great Herbs from a Kitchen Garden

Wow, doesn’t it sounds idyllic…Frank Sinatra crooning over the airwaves, a scintillating breeze tickling the kitchen drapes, pasta cooking on the stove...

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Starting Your Own Hanging Baskets

The end of April – mid May is the best time to start your own amazing hanging baskets. From herbs to veggies to flowers, growing plants in hanging containers...

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Growing the perfect potato

The month of April marks the beginning of vegetable gardening season, and would any veggie garden be truly complete without a potato patch? Growing tasty...

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Attracting Hummingbirds to your Garden

Hummingbirds are beautiful, fascinating little creatures and it is easy to attract them to your garden! Alberta is home to four species of hummingbird- the...

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Growing Herbs

Herbs are very easily grown and cultivated here on the prairies, and they are inexpensive and very rewarding. In order to grow and use herbs properly, there...

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