Showing posts with label planting. Show all posts
Showing posts with label planting. Show all posts

Monday, April 9, 2012

What will you plant? Event

Pefferlaw has a wide range of potting soil, black earth, organic compost, hanging basket planter mix and manure from sheep and cattle. Mixing in manure to existing soil provides nutrient to plants, improve aeration and increase water-holding capacity. The manure from Pefferlaw is natural and free of contaminants. There is NO insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemicals, industrial material or municipal sources that contain metals and pathogens or wetting agents.

Using this natural organic manure will aid with sustainable gardening, be economical and healthy. Many of us grow plants for fun and we all think of avoiding chemicals, so using material that are natural is quite important. Pefferlaw also carries fertilizers from Ferti-Pro that are completely organic; this is good for fine herbs and beddings.
I got this charred oak barrel planter to plant a mix of vegetable and herbs. We have to prepare this barrel by soaking it with water before planting.
What are you planning on planting this year?
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1.Zucchini plant 2.Beetroot plant 3.How to grow and harvest coriander 4.Flavoured oils from the garden
5.Summer squash in recycled water bottles

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Edible Summer on Earth Day

Edible Summer on Earth Day at the Toronto Botanical Gardens was lots of fun even though the weather was cooler.
Tour of the gardens, planting peas in peat moss, growing sprouts, playing with worms, colouring a garden and lots of activities for the children.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Planting



Daddy and son, re-planting the indoor plants, while are regular summer helper was at school. My son enjoyed playing with the dirt and also tasted the soil to see if the pH balance was right :)