Growing a Community: Seed Sharing

By Erin Aults, Library and Archives Specialist, Royal Botanical Gardens. If you are like me, you are eagerly awaiting the new, seemingly…

Growing a Community: Seed Sharing

By Erin Aults, Library and Archives Specialist, Royal Botanical Gardens. If you are like me, you are eagerly awaiting the new, seemingly…

Veggie Bites- Brussels Sprouts

This year I will be growing Brussels Sprouts (Brassica oleracea). The seeds can be direct sown in early May, but the plants…

Growing a Community: Seed Sharing

By Erin Aults, Library and Archives Specialist, Royal Botanical Gardens. If you are like me, you are eagerly awaiting the new, seemingly…

Veggie Bites- Brussels Sprouts

This year I will be growing Brussels Sprouts (Brassica oleracea). The seeds can be direct sown in early May, but the plants…

Rex begonias rule

Rex begonia (Rex begonia) foliage comes in all sorts of whirly patterns and shapes; some leaves are variegated, highly textured or wavy….

Scented Garden Permeable Pavers

By Chris McAnally, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Royal Botanical Gardens. At RBG we’ve been interested in incorporating permeable paving on our property for…

On the Trails: March 2021

Please note: Some of our trails and trailheads are narrow and we recommend you wear a mask when you are near other…

Growing a Community: Seed Sharing

By Erin Aults, Library and Archives Specialist, Royal Botanical Gardens. If you are like me, you are eagerly awaiting the new, seemingly…

Veggie Bites- Brussels Sprouts

This year I will be growing Brussels Sprouts (Brassica oleracea). The seeds can be direct sown in early May, but the plants…

Rex begonias rule

Rex begonia (Rex begonia) foliage comes in all sorts of whirly patterns and shapes; some leaves are variegated, highly textured or wavy….

Scented Garden Permeable Pavers

By Chris McAnally, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Royal Botanical Gardens. At RBG we’ve been interested in incorporating permeable paving on our property for…

On the Trails: March 2021

Please note: Some of our trails and trailheads are narrow and we recommend you wear a mask when you are near other…

Herbal Tea Gardens

By Doris Mae Oulton, Master Gardener in Training Inspired by the presentation that Getty Stewart made at the Herb Society of Manitoba…

Book review – The Living Landscape

The Living Landscape Designing for beauty & biodiversity in the home garden. Authors: Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy Publisher: Timber Press, 2014…

Healing Garden Project

Last spring, I don’t think any of us could have imagined how the year would unfold. It was full of unimaginable loneliness, heartwarming human kindness, and now, a glimmer…

March: Apply Dormant Oil

To eliminate any overwintering insects and diseases on fruit trees, apply dormant oil spray as directed on the package.…

March: Starting Seeds Indoors

A wide variety of containers can be used to start seeds indoors – the containers that your salad greens came in, yogurt…

March: Tuberous Begonias

Start tuberous begonia tubers indoors about 6 weeks before the last frost date.  Place them in a shallow container filled with a…

March: Feeding Houseplants

Now that the days are getting longer, it is time to start to feed your houseplants. Give them half the recommended dosage…

March: Selecting Lettuce Seed

Students at the Colorado State University studied varieties of lettuce seeds to determine which were most resistant to bolting.  Batavian lettuce varieties,…