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    All posts by Tricia Ingram

    • Dig, Drop, Done – A Fresh Approach to Gardening with Bulbs

      I can’t tell you how many times I have had customers tell me that they meant to plant bulbs last year but didn’t, either because...

    • Soil Health

      Great plants grow out of healthy soil. Without exception, the are three critical elements to healthy soil: Porosity Physical structure of the soil can be...

    • A Farmer’s Nose – Myth Debunked

      The long season of dormancy is officially broken: I walked into our production greenhouses this morning and noticed a wonderful change in the air…I could...

    • Frankincense and Myrrh

      In the last article, we examined frankincense and the interesting cultural, biological, and historical associations with this product. This week we look at myrrh, another...

    • Frankincense and Myrrh

      Following Christian tradition, the three wise men brought baby Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh; specifically, gold for a king, frankincense for God, and...

    • Give the Gift of Holiday Plants

      The important cultural and religious festivals of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa are all joyfully celebrated this month. Looking for a holiday gift steeped in tradition,...

    • Amazing World Safety Net

      Envision an enormous concrete vault tunneled into the side of a mountain in the middle of practically no-where, the insides of which store fantastic riches....

    • Putting Your Garden To Bed

      Few things are as rewarding as creating and maintaining a beautiful outdoor area for your home. We Alberta gardeners take great pride in our yards...

    • Tender Roses

      I have fallen in love with tender roses. A true prairie girl, I was raised on simplicity and until recently never gave a second thought...

    • Hardy Roses

      In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare loftily ponders “What is in a name? Oh but a rose would smell as sweet!” While we twenty-first century gardeners...