Saskatchewan Sets Up Urban Gardens On Roof Tops

Employees at the University of Saskatchewan have set up an urban garden on the roof of the College of Agriculture and Biological Resources. The productivity of their garden is moreover tenfold because of the concrete of the roof. The concrete…
Our Fruits And Vegetables Are Not Always Green

The climate assessment of fruits and vegetables transported by air or from heated greenhouses is highly negative, WWF estimates. Twenty-five varieties of fruits and vegetables were evaluated to assess their climatic impact. WWF wanted to know if regional and seasonal…
Alternatives to pesticides, the story of an organic farmer

On the occasion of the “Pesticide Alternatives Week”, we asked a cereal grower to explain the changes in his daily life since his conversion to organic farming. Bill Muller  has forty years of agriculture behind him. “Twenty years in convention;…
What You Need To Know About  Chicken Coops

Before buying your chickens it is important to know where to house them! You can find on the Internet and in the garden centers all kinds of chicken coop, from the cheapest to the most original … Mistrust however: a…
Watering Techniques

With global warming, precipitation is becoming less and less abundant. It is therefore important to quench your plants without wasting drinking water. Watering frequency Of course, everything depends on the climate, the type of soil and the specific needs of…
Irrigation In The Garden

Water is a precious natural resource to be consumed with great moderation in all circumstances.During the summer season, the various outdoor activities that we offer can double our water consumption. Much of this increase is due to the irrigation of…
Maintenance of Flowerbeds

Application of Mulch A mulch keeps the soil cool during the summer, reduces weed growth and feeds the soil by decomposing (organic mulch). In perennial and annual beds, spread 1 to 2 inches of organic mulch (shredded dead leaves, buckwheat…
Gardening without pesticides

The Golden Rules of Ecological Gardening It was long believed that the best way to deal with problems in the garden was to regularly spray pesticides to control unwanted pests. Over time, it was realized that this was not sustainable…