Brag, ask questions, make suggestions, and post photos of your plants and gardens here!
1) Post photos! - Images will be the key to making this thread useful (imagine diagrams of what to prune!).
2) Let's try to post new threads, with good, relevant titles, for each topic, instead of creating long threads filled with a variety of stuff. I WILL take liberties in this particular...
Fairly new to BC and to Nanaimo, and I have been researching what type of ground covers would be best. We have a large hill in the front yard that needs some major aesthetic work. I need to find an economical way to make this area look better.
One idea I had was to plant a fast growing, deer...
Since I moved in my yard has gotten a little out of control with the moss. It's also got some dips and peaks, nothing too serious. That I think I can level out with some good soil and a shovel.
But the MOSS is choking out everything. Grass, even the weeds. And my land is so hard I can barely get...
By picking, I actually mean uprooting..
Can I expect human resistance if seen shoveling up plant life on the side of the road? You see I'd like to beautify my garden this summer by creating a wild flower meadow around a young alder tree. So far the wild flowers I've seen in abundance around...
Nanaimo Community Garden Society offers a wonderful program for those who have gardens that produce more than they need. Or, for those who have fruit trees that don't harvest any of the fruit - don't let it go to waste!
The garden will send a gleaning team to your home to pick your fruit and...
I hate this bush! It's not bad looking, but it stinks and sends out hundreds and hundreds of shoots! Further adding to its lack of charm is that it's hard to dig out and prune, and even seems to survive being sprayed with herbicide. What is it?
I have this problem - i have a siemese cat.. she likes to eat everything... like everything. you name it, and she'll try and eat it. She's been eating my pansies on my balcony so I bought some "cat grass"... and i recently planted some marigolds to see if the pungent smell of the flowers would...
I'm starting this forum up the right way, with some serious bragging.
Here are the radishes I pulled from my garden yesterday, June02. Who says this is the "Great White North", anyway? It must be pretty balmy to yield vegetables in early June!
(I started these indoors and moved them outside...
Seeing as River Rat started this gardening section (THANKS RR!!) off with a bragging photo of his Radishes
I thought I would post a picture of me holding some of the Walla Walla Onions I grew back in 2002.
Due to popular demand, the G.R.Paine Horticultural Centre will be open once again this Saturday (6/5) for sales
10:00 AM until 3:00 PM
2324 East Wellington Road.
Reduced prices on many items so there are some
great deals to be had !!
Payment by cash or cheque only.
Anyone interested in trading plants? I have some comfrey, fennel, lemon balm and irises, chives, sedums to offer would like to trade for some different plants for my yard and garden. LMK. Thanks.
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