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Grow A Victory Garden

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Saturday January 23, 2010   -   By Karen

A grass roots movement, or a renaissance toward Victory Gardening, is happening here in North America, and around the world. Victory Gardening, which usually refers to small-scale farming, and a way of supporting community based agriculture, is where the past...

Vermicomposting - Composting With Worms!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Saturday January 16, 2010   -   By Karen

Vermicomposting Is Composting With Worms It's very easy to do, really. Earthworms turn your organic waste into beautiful compost. It's by far, the best way to compost kitchen waste. Worm castings contain five times more nitrogen, seven...

Container Gardening

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Friday January 15, 2010   -   By Karen

Container Gardening: A Solution for Small Spaces Garden enthusiast’s who lack space for gardening aspirations shouldn't fret, because Canada’s favourite pastime is not necessarily out of range for them. Smaller spaces, balconies, decks,...

Gardening For Butterflies - And Other Pollinators,...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Saturday January 09, 2010   -   By Karen

A butterfly garden is a designed to attract and encourage butterflies. Flowers provide food that adult butterflies need in the form of nectar. Host plants provide the food source needed by caterpillars. A rule of thumb is, the greater the variety of...

Saving Seeds

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday January 07, 2010   -   By Karen

Some reasons to save seeds    1) Saving seeds appeals to my      motto of " waste not want not ".   I hate to see anything good go unused, and the economical reasons alone, especially in today's...

Garden And "Growing" Trends for 2010

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday January 05, 2010   -   By Karen

Home & Community Edible Gardens : Due to the previous downturn in the economy it's my belief that more and more people will see the benefits of growing their own food, or art at least growing some food to offset purchases from the grocery store. This...

Three Sisters Garden ~ Historical Companion Planti...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday November 17, 2009   -   By Karen

This year at the Stanhope Discovery Museum, where I'm the garden's coordinator, we once again, planted a "Three Sisters Garden". Until I moved from Toronto, here to Haliburton County, I'd yet to hear about what a Three Sisters Garden actually was....

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