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A Garden Tour with Margaret Hoegg

Posted by Hilary & Christopher Mueller on

A Garden Tour with Margaret Hoegg

We are so excited to be sharing a series of garden tours from some of our Incredible Seeds community members! To launch the series, we're sharing a garden tour from our own neighbourhood on the South Shore of Nova Scotia! Margaret Hoegg of Living Locavore shares her passion for gardening, permaculture, edible landscaping, and all of the goodness her garden yields - from fresh, organic food to mental health and wellness. May this little walk through her garden inspire you on your own gardening journey! Gardener:  Margaret Hoegg Garden Location and Zone: Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Zone 5 Garden Size: about 1/8 acre  How long...

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How to Grow Incredible Tomatoes 

Posted by Margaret Hoegg on

How to Grow Incredible Tomatoes 

When it comes to tomato diseases, disorders, and pests - an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! You will learn something new every year - our gardens are always sending us new challenges and opportunities for learning, right? If you feel overwhelmed by plant care, just remember to bring it back to basics - high quality seeds and plants, healthy rich soil, and organic practices. 

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The Incredible Seed Guide to Backyard Composting

Posted by Margaret Hoegg on

The Incredible Seed Guide to Backyard Composting

Good, rich, organic compost is as good as gold to the organic gardener or farmer, and soil health is critical to environmental resilience. Composting - and educating others about it - is one action you take against climate change!

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Guide to Succession Planting

Posted by Margaret Hoegg on

Guide to Succession Planting

Taking the time to succession plan now, while things are still slow, will help keep you on track when things get busy in May and June.

Succession planting is a fantastic and creative way to make the most out of your growing season and your garden space. Instead of planting once in late Spring and harvesting in late Summer, you can enjoy a steady, continuous harvest throughout the entire growing season!

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Cold Hardy Perennials for Zone 4

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Cold Hardy Perennials for Zone 4

Perennial edibles are so satisfying to grow. Every Spring you will have the pleasure of welcoming back old garden friends! These friends come back year after year to feed not only our eyes and hearts, but our families as well. With very little input compared to annual crops, edible perennials are an easy, minimalist way to increase your homegrown bounty. Isn’t Nature’s gift economy great?

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