Posted on June 5, 2011
Herbal adventure, Experiment with new varieties, new tastes
“To keep people interested in growing things you have to have a novelty factor,” says Sonia Day, Toronto Star gardening columnist and author of “Incredible Edibles: 43 Fun Things to Grow in the City” (Firefly). Her book features a number of herbs most gardeners might not consider, including mojito mint (Mentha x villosa) whose name refers to its main and most pleasurable use: jazzing up the taste of a Cuban mojito cocktail… more>>
Posted on March 3, 2011
Don’t worry — spring will come.
Whether you have a fire escape or a window sill or a small back yard plot, this book will help you select what will grow best, and then guide you through the whole growing season. This isn’t strictly a kid’s book, but children will find the writing easy to understand and the photography by Barrie Murdoch engaging. …more>>