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May 2, 2015

Today I added the Soft Fruit for the Chinook Zone handout to the Downloads section.

April 26, 2015

Here is information on my upcoming workshops and courses.

On May 2, I am teaching a Soft Fruit Workshop at the Calgary Horticultural Society.

On May 9, I am presenting talks on Bush Fruit and Tree Fruit at Planted at the Calgary Zoo.

I am teaching two courses for the Continuing Education Department at Mount Royal University : Growing Herbs on May 20 and Organic Vegetable Gardens on May 21.

April 25, 2015

Today I added the Beginner Gardening Basics Part 2 handout to the Downloads section.

April 23, 2015

Today I added the Beginner Gardening Basics Part 1 handout to the Downloads section.

April 8, 2015

I am teaching a two-part workshop for new gardeners for the Calgary Horticultural Society on April 18 and April 25.

April 8, 2014

Come join me at the Calgary Horticultural Spring Garden Show at Spruce Meadows April 12 and 13. I will be speaking on How to Create a Beautiful Garden With Tough Love on April 12.

April 7, 2014

I will be offering three presentations for the Continuing Education Department at Mount Royal University.

May 8 Organic Vegetable Gardens
May 13 Perennials for the Calgary area
May 31 Growing Herbs

April 6, 2014

On June 10, I will be giving a talk on choosing plants to attract pollinating insects. The talk runs 6:30 to 9:00 at the Calgary Horticultural Society office.

March 28, 2010

I just uploaded an updated version of my Prairie Hardy Fruits handout. See the Downloads section.

March 11, 2010

Come and join me on March 28 for a full day on vegetable and fruit growing at the Calgary Zoo. On April 14 I will be back at the Calgary Zoo speaking about seed starting with a special focus on vegetables. Contact the Calgary Zoo for tickets.

On April 11 I will be at Spruce Meadows for the Calgary Horticultural Society’s Garden Serenade speaking on including edibles in the landscape.

I will be offering four presentations for the Continuing Education Department at Mount Royal University.

April 29 Growing Culinary Herbs
May 3 Small Organic Vegetable Growing
May 11 Perennials for the Calgary area
May 29 Container workshop (will be planting and taking home a container)

Contact Mount Royal University to register.

March 10, 2010

I just uploaded new perennials and organic vegetable gardening handouts. See the Downloads section.

June 3, 2009

I just uploaded the handout from my talk “Prairie Hardy Fruits”. See the Downloads section.

May 20, 2009

Look for my new articles “Magenta: A Plant With Shock Value” and “Sow Easy Unusual Annuals” in the Planning 2009 issue of Alberta Gardener Living, and “Dwarf Conifers” in the Summer 2009 issue of The Gardener for the Prairies.

May 11, 2009

I just uploaded the handout from my talk “Small Organic Vegetable Gardening”. See the Downloads section.

December 19, 2008

Look for my new articles in three current magazine issues:

  1. “Camouflage Your Septic Field with Ornamental Plantings” in the Winter 2008-2009 issue of Acreage Life.
  2. “Radiant Red” in the Harvest 2008 issue of Alberta Gardener Living.
  3. “Outrageous Orange” in the Dreaming 2008 issue of Alberta Gardener Living.

You can also find my column “The Gardening Bug” in each issue of creaturesall magazine.

April 21, 2008

Today I posted an browsable version of my articles Herbs For The Home Garden and Common House Plants.

March 29, 2008

Today I uploaded a new article: “Herbs For The Home Gardener”. See the Downloads section.

March 4, 2008

Today I uploaded an updated version of my hardy bulbs list. See the Downloads section.

February 6, 2008

Find my list of common house plants in the Downloads section.

April 24, 2007

Today launched our completely redesigned web site! We hope you like it.

April 21, 2007

Today we added a hardy bulb list to the Downloads section.

January 26, 2006

Look for a seed starting chart and basic seed starting instructions in my new Downloads section.

December 13, 2005

Now is the time to plan for the 2006 gardening season! My two-hour garden consultation makes a great Christmas gift.

April 6, 2004

Today we added another new article: <a href= “articles/acreage3.html”>Acreage Landscaping Part III

April 5, 2004

Today we added two new articles: <a href= “articles/acreage1.html”>Acreage Landscaping Part I and <a href= “articles/acreage2.html”>Acreage Landscaping Part II. We also added a low maintenance front yard to the Garden Gallery.