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Spring gardening checklist

Spring gardening checklist

Enjoy the spring weather and get out into the garden. Here's a month-by-month checklist of what you can be doing to prepare for another great season! March Clear leaf mulch from the crowns of...

Posted in: Gardening How-Tos

10 Tips to get kids growing

10 Tips to get kids growing

It's easy -- and fun -- to get kids involved in gardening, Here are 10 ideas to get you started. 1. “Start small,” says Zora Ignjatovic, an enthusiastic supporter of community gardens. She...

Posted in: news, TBGkids

Search and find: a fun garden activity for toddlers

Search and find: a fun garden activity for toddlers

Toddlers from 1 to 3 will have fun discovering the things that they might find in a garden. Ask your tot to look at the picture of this garden and find the image of each of the following...

Posted in: TBGkids

From the Stacks: A Moment for our Magazines

From the Stacks: A Moment for our Magazines

In my relatively short time as TBG’s Head Librarian, I've observed that an often overlooked area of the collection is our diverse assortment of magazines and journals. If you've been into the...

Posted in: News From the Stacks, Weston Family Library

The well-outfitted gardener

The well-outfitted gardener

From tip to toe, here’s what experts favour in gardening garb and gear. · Mark Hartley loves his Tilley hat · Felco pruners are the secateurs of choice for Sheila Murray · Gloves are...

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Growing good garden dogs

Growing good garden dogs

Dogwoods, even dog roses, are welcome in the garden, but what about real four-legged dogs? “Horrors!” you say. “Big, clumsy creatures that dig, scratch, pee and poop. Not on my...

Posted in: Design

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