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Seed Potatoes

In Seed Potatoes by Thussadmin

Seed Potatoes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Even though they are referred to as seed potatoes you are actually planting a piece of a potato, because they are not true to seed. They are cool weather crops, so planting in soil that is still cool is totally acceptable! They prefer a cooler temperature in the soil, rather …

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Gardening Terms

In Gardening Terms by Thussadmin

Dazzle your friends, and yourself, with your knowledge of gardening terms!   Annual – a plant that grows, flowers and produces seeds all in one season. It does not survive the winter and must be planted new each year. Perennial – Plants that survive for many growing seasons. Generally the top portion of the plant dies back each winter and regrows …

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In Composting by Thussadmin

Organic Matter is Magic Amending your soil is a topic that many people find quite intimidating. The idea of soil tests and soil analysis to get started just sounds like it’s something too difficult to do, so a lot of people don’t even try to compost. While some soils would certainly benefit from an in-depth analysis, the truth is you …

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In Strawberries by Thussadmin

Seascape Strawberries Strawberries are a much loved fruit and are the perfect treat to satisfy a sweet tooth while also packing a powerful punch of Vitamin C, fiber and potassium! The Seascape strawberry is an every-bearing strawberry that produces delicious fruit over a long season. They are heat-tolerant and remarkably disease resistant.  Planting: You can plant your strawberry roots as …

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Seeding Vegetables

In Veggie Seeds by Thussadmin

Our Seed packets are here! … there are very few seeds which are required to be planted as early as late March – and those that are, can wait to be seeded until the 1st week of April. When looking at the seed packets for planting instructions, you would work the weeks backwards from when the last frost is expected …

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Onion Sets

In Onion Sets by Thussadmin

 Our  onion  sets  have  arrived! Onions are such a versatile vegetable! They are used in so many recipes, and growing your own means you’ll always have them on hand. They are easy to grow from baby onions, which are called sets. Onions need a sunny, sheltered site with well-drained soil. Before planting you can add some compost to enrich the …

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Blueberries & Raspberries

In Blueberry Shrubs by Thussadmin

Blueberries are delicious and extremely high in antioxidants which is why they are regarded as a super food, as well as being one of the few naturally blue foods on earth. This reliable plant is super easy to grow and produces an abundance of berries. Blueberry bushes are self-pollinating to an extent, but you can grow larger berries through cross-pollination with a second variety. Both varieties being …

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OSC Seeds

In Seeding by Thussadmin

OSC offers a variety of seeds for gardeners that are beginners or have years of experience! Many types of seeds can be started indoors when the weather and ground are still too cold for outdoor planting. OSC Seeds is a proud Canadian company offering over 125 years of growing service. They offer a wide variety of vegetables, flowers, bi-annuals and …