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How Gardeners Everywhere Can Celebrate Garden Days 2022

You don’t need an excuse to get out and spend some time with your plants, but in case you haven’t …

The Year Of The Garden Encourages Canadians To Live Their Best Garden Lives

How much do you know about your country’s horticultural past, present, and future? The Canadian Garden Council (CGC) encourages people to …

Planting Sunflowers For Peace In Ukraine

A new movement is encouraging gardeners to plant sunflowers for peace in Ukraine. Sunflowers face east at dawn to greet …

COP15 Strives To Protect Animal and Plant Diversity, Create A Nature-Positive World

You’ve likely heard of COP26, the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, held last fall in Glasgow, Scotland. Equally as …

Jumping On The Regenerative Gardening Bandwagon: Q&A With Stephanie Rose

Hot off the presses this month is a beautiful book every gardener should have! The Regenerative Garden 80 Practical Projects …

Good Reads That Will Make Your Thumb Greener And Your Holiday Brighter

The holidays are for getting together with friends and family (when the health situation allows), but it’s also important to …

Growing A Kitchen Garden Leads To Food Security As Potential Produce Shortage Looms

As the holidays creep closer, we hear about Christmas tree, turkey, and toy shortages. But nothing raises more concern than …

A Very Merry Plant-Based Holiday

What will you be serving up this holiday season? Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and ringing in the New Year, traditional feasts …

Climate Action: Why Urban Areas Need To Plant More Trees

When it comes to trees and their environmental benefits, it’s their ability to absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen that …

Celebrating Canada’s First-Ever Upcycled Food Festival

At one point or another, we’ve all let perfectly good food go to waste. It happens, but it needs to …

Take A Walk On The Wild Side With Horticultural Disobedience

Are you feeling a little rebellious? We all want to take a walk on the wild side now and then! …

Canada Votes 2021: Where The Political Parties Stand On The Environment

You might have noticed that heat waves, hurricanes, and other intense weather-related phenomena have become much more common over the …

Reusable Takeout Containers Could Help Reduce Plastic Waste Produced By Restaurants

We’ve got a plastic problem, and we’re all to blame. From straws and sandwich bags to most food packaging, these …

Incredible Discovery of Fungi Stored At The Millennium Seed Bank

It might have the word “fun” in the name, but that doesn’t stop fungus from getting a bad rap. When …

Health Canada Wants To Know How You feel About More Glyphosate In Your Meals

Time is one thing we never seem to have enough of. But for Canadians, the Federal Government has decided to …

Community Gardens Offer Healthy Foods and Connections

The world of gardening has experienced a well-deserved boom over the last year as people look to become more self-sustainable …

First Light Farm Strives For Nutrition And Food Security in Revelstoke

Extraordinary circumstances sometimes have a way of sparking us into action; for Jesse Johnston-Hill and Chris Rubens, the COVID-19 outbreak …

Earth Day 2021 Calls For Immediate Environmental Action

There is no better or more crucial time to fight for our planet’s future than the present. Together, we celebrate …

How Hydroponics, Aquaponics, And Vertical Farming Are Helping End Hunger

Before any of us ever knew about COVID-19, we knew the world was facing a food crisis. The United Nations …

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