Tag Archives: gardening

Dad Time: Fun Activities to Do with the Kids

As a dad, you stay plenty busy juggling the responsibilities of work, fatherhood and house-related chores. Between putting in long hours at the office and trying to get though your endless to-do list, you might feel like it’s hard to … Continue reading

Gardeners: Start Now to Prepare for Spring

by Jonathan Leger Do you wish to have a beautiful or productive garden next spring and summer? Have you thought about what you need to do in order to prepare for it? Late fall and winter offer both the time and … Continue reading

Get the Garden Started

Let it grow, let it grow, let it grow…

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Online Auction for McNabb Community Garden

Here’s a “grassroots” Ottawa effort that’s easy to support. There’s an online auction underway right now to raise funds for McNabb Community Garden. The auction items are pretty attractive. They range from restaurant and theatre gift certificates to lovely gift … Continue reading

Ottawa Gardening 101

Are you capable of killing impatiens with just a glance (plus full sun and zero water)? You, too, can flex your green thumb and—slowly, carefully—transform your grass into a garden. Mary Ann Van Berlo of Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton provides expert answers to common questions. Continue reading

Rooftop Digs Green with Possibility

Let Your Family’s Imagination Run Wild with Ideas
By Edythe Falconer; Photos by JobDone Construction

The most important aspect of the green roof movement is its impetus toward maximizing the amount of urban greenery in order to create beauty, welcoming communities and a stable economy. We don’t have to sacrifice any of these. We can have them all. Continue reading