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THE BEST VEGETABLES, HERBS, & FLOWERS FOR CONTAINER GARDENING

Have you downsized recently and are looking to start your small space gardening journey for the first time? Or have you been container gardening for years and are sick of planting the same old vegetables, herbs, and flowers that you plant every year? If you’re looking to upgrade your container

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20+ LONG-BLOOMING PERENNIALS TO GROW IN ZONE 3

New gardeners often wonder if there are any perennials they can buy that look good from spring to fall. Seasoned gardeners may laugh at this and say “no, it’s called an annual,” but I understand the sentiment. Perennials are expensive. Especially when money is tight, you want your blooms to

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SHIFTING ROOTS’ ESSENTIAL GARDENING SUPPLIES

With so many different gardening supplies out there, how do you know which one to choose? I’ve tried a LOT of products in the garden, and over the years I’ve narrowed it down to what works best for me. As you’re going through this list of must-have gardening items, consider

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HOW TO START A CUT FLOWER GARDEN

So you want to start a cut flower garden, but you don’t know where to start? You’re in the right place. Grab a cup of coffee or tea, and I’ll show you where to buy the best cut flower seeds, tubers, and corms, some resources for seed starting cut flowers,

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5 THINGS I WISH I KNEW AS A WANNABE FLOWER FARMER

Are you a wannabe flower farmer who has long dreamt of making a profit from your cut flower garden? Have you often thought about building a flower farming business from the dirt up, but you’re not quite sure where to start? It’s not as difficult as you’d think to start

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Kristen

Welcome!

Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

P.S. First time gardener? You'll want to download the quick start gardening guide below!