Louer votre Parcelle : Un guide pour partager votre espace vert

Avez-vous déjà regardé votre arrière-cour et imaginé qu’elle se transforme en un magnifique paradis vert ?
Les avantages de partager votre espace:
Louer votre espace de jardin n’est pas seulement une question d’argent supplémentaire, c’est aussi un moyen de se connecter avec les gens de votre quartier ! Partager votre espace de jardin peut vous rapporter un peu d’argent supplémentaire sans nécessiter un investissement significatif en temps ou en effort de votre part (lire la suite)

No-till: 3 ways to turn your lawn into a garden

What is no-till?
No-till a gardening approach that respects the delicate balance within the soil by prioritising minimal soil disturbance.

When does tilling make sense?
While tilling comes with its own downsides, there are moments when tilling might make sense.

Sheet Mulching Method
The sheet mulching method, often referred to as “lasagna gardening”, is a comprehensive no-till technique that involves layering organic materials to create a garden bed… (Read more)

What Every Gardener Should Know About Stink Bugs

Why are they called stink bugs?
Stink bugs have a unique defence mechanism.

When and where to find them:
Understanding their seasonal patterns empowers us to be proactive in our garden defence.

3 Common Stink Bugs in Montreal:
So here lies a challenge – distinguishing between beneficial and harmful stink bugs can sometimes be tricky…(Read more)

Mastering Garden Watering: Debunking 5 Watering Myths

Top 5 Watering Myths
The success of your garden heavily relies on how you manage its watering schedule.

One Inch of Water a Week:
When I first started gardening, one of the first things I did was go to Google and searched «How much to water a garden».

Watering the Leaves Will Burn Them :
The idea behind this one is that water droplets on the leaves act as mini magnifying glasses, concentrating the sun’s rays and potentially scorching the leaves…(Read more)

Rise and Shine! The French Breakfast Radish

A brief breakfast-y, radish-y history:
The French breakfast radish has an elongated and cylindrical shape, with vibrant red skin that transitions to crisp white at the ends.

Planting – Setting Yourself Up for Success:
To ensure a successful radish-growing experience, it’s really important to pay attention to sowing time details.

Once your radishes have sprouted, thinning out seedlings is essential to allow adequate space for each radish to fully develop. I try to space seedlings out every 3-5 inches, or about the width of my palm…(Read more)

The Wonderfully Tiny World of Aphids

Aphids and Ants: BFFs for life
What we saw was a classic example of a mutualistic relationship that can be found in the garden.

Ladybugs to the Rescue: Natural Aphid Predators
While ants may love aphids, gardeners might not be so keen to have them around the garden they’re looking to harvest from.

Ecologically-based Pest Management
By fostering a healthy ecosystem and inviting beneficial insects like ladybugs into our garden, we can establish a balance that keeps aphid populations in check, without resorting to adding synthetic chemicals…(Read more)