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LEAF COLLECTING

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Ah yes, that peaceful time of the year when your outdoor gardening is winding down and food producers can enjoy the bounty of their harvest.  If your fancy is floral, you may be feeling a little sad. Should’a popped in … Continue reading

LAST CALL FOR BULK WORMS

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It’s getting cold out there. If you have a worm bin outside in Manitoba, now’s the time for inside action.  Even though our days are pleasant the nights are dipping into the frost zone.  Any night time temperature under 5 … Continue reading

NPK IN VERMICAST

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We’ve been exploring NPK in organic and chemical fertilizers; a quick look at today’s diagram shows a simple view of the Nitrogen cycle that makes the whole deal work.  The question for you is whether or not to support chemical … Continue reading

NPK ANSWERS PART 2

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In our last post we explored the difference in NPK and how it works in organic and chemical fertilizers.  We’ll continue to look into those differences today.  Chemical fertilizers are pretty strait forward; they are premixed with water or dry … Continue reading

NPK ANSWERS FOR YOU

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Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium are the macro nutrients that are essential to plant growth.  They are represented by their periodic signs N P K.  These letters appear on any type of fertilizer you may come across whether organic or not … Continue reading

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO LET WORMS INTO YOUR LIFE

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Here we are in the heart of summer, lazy days and hot, hot nights bring on thoughts of lakeside picnics and fireside celebrations.  Maybe you’ve finished all the hard work of putting a garden in or perhaps your perennials are … Continue reading

BULK KITS ARE BACK!

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The warmer weather brings many changes to our home on the prairies, grey turns to green and cold winds blow warm.  With access to our outdoor vermicomposting facility now open we are happy to again offer the choice of bulk … Continue reading

SURPRISE APPEARANCE

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Want to learn more about vermicomposting?  Join us this Saturday at the Garden’s Manitoba 10th annual Gardening Saturday, March 18th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the Victoria Inn & Conference Centre, 1808 Wellington Ave, Winnipeg, MB.  Find us … Continue reading

THE DEAD OF WINTER

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The mighty collective “they” of the universe has determined; we have just past the dead of winter!  Go figure, it seems exactly like the life of winter to us.  This past Monday was deemed the most depressing day of the … Continue reading

WHEN TO START VERMICOMPOSTING

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We have been blessed with a mild snow free Autumn this year (fingers crossed) but you know it won’t last.  Before too long we’ll be shivering and shoveling, the green brown landscape gone under a blanket of white.  No more … Continue reading