Garden Talk

Explore Innovative Plant Varieties: All About the 2024 Annual Trials at Rockway Gardens

Written by Karin Clemens, Rockway Gardens Head Gardener This season, we had the lucky opportunity to join the Annual Trials held by the University of Guelph.
a trial garden bed in Rockway Gardens in Kitchener

From Bud to Bloom: Growing Tips from a Tulip Expert

Tulips have long captured the hearts of Ontario gardeners with their stunning colours, diverse varieties, and remarkable resilience to our region's early spring weather.
pink tulips

Forcing Bulbs in the Winter: Seminar Recording!

Our February Seminar for GardenKitchener members featured Alanna Groen-Brunsting of Green Corners, Ottawa’s largest “U-Pick” flower field.
Forcing Bulbs in the Winter

Protected: The Roots of GardenKitchener’s Garden Therapy Program

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Watch the recording: Vermicomposting Seminar with Amanda Hunter

Watch guest speaker, Amanda Hunter, owner of Worm Wrangler, share everything you need to know about vermicomposting.
September Seminar: Vermicomposting with the Worm Wrangler hosted by gardenKitchener

Watch the recording of Peonies!

Did you miss our April 11th virtual seminar, Peonies? Good news! The session was recorded! In this seminar, we hear from Darren Heimbecker.
Speaker Series Peonies

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.

Don’t Despair: A Better Summer is on the Way (We Hope)

This past season has presented many challenges for gardeners.
person pouring water onto plants from a green watering can

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
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