Expert Gardening Tips

Curing – it makes long-term storage possible!

Curing is an important and necessary step in making sure your harvest can be stored for winter. Essentially, curing is the drying and toughening of the skin. Crops that have...

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Mulch – a gardener’s best friend

Have you ever wished you could banish weeds from your garden? Reduce or eliminate fertilizers? Manage pests naturally? Cut back on your water consumption? Well, you can do all that...

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Maintaining Your Established Home Lawn – spring, summer, and fall

A lawn is a space for gathering, playing, and enjoying the outdoors. Lawns provide a soft, resilient surface that is comfortable underfoot. They are resistant to wear & tear, and...

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Clover and Microclover Lawns – what’s the big deal?

There was a time when most lawn seed mixtures had at least a small percentage of Common White Clover. (Or “Dutch Clover” as it was called in the past.) However,...

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Making Space For Wildflowers – sharing is caring

Wildflower gardens are often referred to these days as "Pollinator Gardens" or "Pollinator Sanctuaries" - and that is true! Pollinator populations have declined and wildflower gardens certainly provide valuable pollinator...

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Setting Up A Grow Station – starting seeds indoors early

Every year, gardeners look forward to this time when they can begin growing again. Flowers and vegetables with long growing seasons may need more good weather than Mother Nature provides...

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New for 2022 – Aimers ORGANIC Seed Tapes

The beloved seed tape format, now in new Certified Organic varieties! Get strong, healthy plants with no thinning, double planting, or missed spots in the row. You'll get perfectly spaced...

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Building Soil Health – the cornerstone of success in the garden

It's aliiive! It can be funny to think of your soil as a living thing but it absolutely is! Soils are complex ecosystems full of living organisms. Just like your...

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Quality Control – how do we ensure the quality of our seeds?

Welcome back to another growing season! Canadian gardeners have been relying on high-quality OSC seeds for over 125 years! That doesn’t happen by accident. There's actually quite a bit that...

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