Monk Peas

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Monk peas have a fascinating story with them and are classified as heirloom seeds.  Gregor Mendel, an Austrian monk, discovered the basic principles of heredity.  after extensive studies and used peas most of the time because the offspring could be … Continued

Yummy Veggies

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I love to grow a selection of veggies in containers on my plant tables.  Soon the weather will be nice enough to start planting.  Some veggies like peas, bean and root plants prefer to be planted directly into the soil. … Continued

Those Amazing Little Seeds

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Tiny seeds can grow into beautiful things. It is just barely spring time, by the calendar, and that means it’s time to start thinking about sowing seeds (inside for some, but outside for others). Most seeds can be started inside about 6 weeks before … Continued

Plant Profile: Petunias

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Petunias are those popular annuals that will fill our pots with colourful, trumpet shaped blooms throughout the summer months.   They come in varieties of grandiflora, multiflora, milliflora and hedgiflora.  Some have single blooms and some have multiple blooms.