Monthly Archives: February 2017

Pansy Pointers

Pansies and violas are a great additions to your fall or spring gardens – they’re one flower that thrives in cool, wet weather. There’s no better treat in the garden than seeing their bright, cheerful faces boldly confronting our unpredictable … Continue reading

Why are cucumbers fruit and rhubarbs vegetables?

Apples, blueberries and pears are fruit. Broccoli, carrots and cauliflower are vegetables. That seems pretty simple, right? But in the world of fruit versus vegetables it’s not always that straight forward. For botanists the distinction between fruit and vegetables is … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Stories

Valentine’s Day is coming quickly; this year the day falls on the Tuesday right after our Family Day holiday. What could be better than a long week-end followed by romance? To help you remember to celebrate this special day and … Continue reading