Category: To Do Lists

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April To Do List If you are lucky enough to own a greenhouse  you can get a jumpstart on the season by planting your tomatoes and hanging  baskets now. Started plants are beginning to arrive daily. Potatoes can be started now. We offer over  20 varieties to choose from. Plant peas, cabbage, broccoli & other …

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March To Do List Head out to purchase your seeds, packaged  root vegetables, fruit canes, fruit trees and summer flowering bulbs while the  selection is still great. Add a pop of colour to your containers or  flowerbeds with potted spring bulbs, winter heather, wallflowers, primulas and  pansies. Take a look at your house from the…

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February To Do List: Add a pop of colour to your containers or  flower beds with potted spring bulbs, winter heather, primulas and pansies. Hamamelis (Witch Hazel), Sarcococca  (Sweetbox) and Camellias are in bloom and make lovely additions to any garden. Apply lime sulphur and dormant oil spray to  fruit trees and roses to combat…

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Cold Weather Warning We are expecting a cold front this weekend to hit the Fraser Valley. Since we have had very mild weather up until this point in time, the -3 degree temperatures have the potential to cause damage to softer plants which in a typical fall would have had the chance to harden off…

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Gardening in October To Do List! Protecting Palms – Article Available Here We are all done in the garden, yes?  Unfortunately not, as there are still tasks ahead, even after the first frosts arrive. Bundle yourself up and head outside for a few last minute chores. For the lawn: –If the grass is still growing,…

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September To Do List What to Do! The cool weather has finally arrived,  heralding in a new spate of chores in the garden to get you well prepared for  the spring. Put away the BBQ, and pull up those galoshes because a little extra  sweat now will pay off with large dividends next year when…

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August To Do List * Keep tending fuchsias for further bloom. Pinch out grapelike berries, and nip out growing tips for a bushier plant. Fertilize and keep watered. * Keep roses deadheaded for fall bloom. * Don’t neglect houseplants. Feed with water-soluble fertilizer each time you water. Move away from intense sun. * Sow vegetables…

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May To Do List BC Living Article Here’s a list of tasks that you should be doing in your garden for May. AROUND THE GARDEN How is your compost doing? Decomposition should be well on its way, and soon the “bottom of the pile” will yield rich, black gold. Give yourself credit for keeping compostables…

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