Month: March 2021

Starting a Vegetable Garden (For the absolute beginner!)

This presentation was originally shown as an online event for Oakville Public Library March 17, 2021. Why Grow Vegetables? Save money Eat what you grow Access to organic produce Fun! Try different varieties of vegetables – you won’t see these vegetables in grocery stores! But remember, produce grown at home won’t look like grocery store …

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How to Save Your Back: The Benefits of a No-Till Garden

When starting a new garden, or to start the new gardening season, home gardeners have been known to rev up the rototiller and hack away mercilessly at the ground in an effort to break up compacted soil, eliminate weeds and sod and improve aeration. New research suggests this may not be the best choice to prepare a new bed; in …

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