Carson shows how to plant a beautiful vertical garden when you have limited space, using vertical gardening technique and featuring this beautiful garden pod.
Carson shows some new and old ways to be more environmentally friendly when it comes to watering our plants.
Getting to know the soil is going to really help you cut back on a lot of hardship when it comes time to actually plant or create a garden this spring. The quality of the soil you want to plant in really matters because anything already in the ground has a good chance of ending up in your food.
Knowing as much about the history of the space is important here, so talk to your neighbours. If your area used to be farmland or anything agricultural, then you are totally golden. Odds are that the soil is pretty good at growing things.
Before you judge me . . . I have been getting a lot of questions about the legalization of marijuana and how these plants may one day become part of the garden, which is why I felt it was time to be upfront with this hot topic.
First, no one should be rushing out to invest in plants for their property without first understanding the rules and the expectations that come with these taboo garden plants. Until the federal rules are truly set, growing marijuana in your back yard is illegal. There are medicinal licenses for home growers, however, you need to do the research to fully understand the laws governing pot growing.
After a few rough winters, a lot of our gardens are looking a little haggard (as are the gardeners). This may be the perfect time to start bringing back some of the classic ‘bullet-proof’ plants into our landscaped spaces.
The timing also seems to be perfect for all of the new gardeners and homeowners who are looking for something easy that will require little care and yet still put on a great show!
On Cityline, Carson Arthur talks about 12 things you can and surprising can’t throw in your composting bin. Take a look at these shocking facts.