Julie Aubie

Mason Bee Cocoons & Homes

gardenKitchener members: are you interested in supporting some important Pollinators? No amount of water or fertilizer will produce abundant flowers and vegetables without pollination.
mason bees

Mix up your garden plans with these under-used annuals

Are you looking to change up your approach to annuals this season? Rodger Tschanz, Trial Garden Manager at the University of Guelph’s Guelph Turfgrass Institute, recently walked us through an extensive list of annuals that he's been working with lately.

Holiday gift ideas from gardenKitchener partners!

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Holiday Gift Ideas from gardenKitchener Partners

November in Rockway Gardens

November is here, and while the days of lush greenery, delicate blossoms and splashing fountains are behind us, there is still much beauty and texture to be found in Rockway Gardens during the later fall months.
Fall trees at Rockway Gardens in Kitchener, Ontario

Ways to learn about horticulture

It was about 40 years ago that I began my foray into gardening.
man holding cherry tomatoes on a vine

2022 Vegetable Harvest at Rockway Gardens

Once again, the Rockway Gardens staff (led by Garden Supervisor, Karin Clemens) have been successful in their initiative to grow edible plants alongside the traditional ornamentals in Rockway's garden beds.
boxes of vegetables that were recently harvested

What’s in Bloom in October?

At this time of the year, we are frequently asked "what's in bloom".
a close-up of aster flowers in bloom

Read the Autumn Issue of OHA’s Trillium

Trillium is the quarterly newsletter of the OHA (Ontario Horticultural Association).
A stone garden urn filled with tall grasses and flowers in front of a garden with red flowers and bushes

Read the OHA Judges Newsletter for September 2022

Each OHA Judges newsletter includes a horticultural article, a design article and a Q&A from the OHA Judges.
Dahlia Linda’s Baby

Cichorium intybus (Chicory)

The wild Cichory has many names according to Publication 505 Ontario's Weeds published by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food.
blooming flower of Cichorium intybus (Chicory)
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