This article has been written to address one of the most asked questions we received by phone last year (2008).  That question was "are there really LILY TREES?"   It arises from a Canadian mail order firm using the term LILY TREES in their advertising and catalogs.  This article is relevant for those gardening in Zone 3 on the Canadian Prairies or anywhere else where winters reach - 30 Celcius or colder.

Basic Fungicide Recipe

  • 1 ts baking soda
  • 1 litre water
  • 1 ts dish soap or safer's soap

Gardens at Valley KRecipes for the garden utilizing common ingredients found in many kitchens.


I wish I had more to say about this, or some really fabulous ideas to help but I don't!  The bane of all gardeners, weeding is a necessary part of the end result.  I can leave you the following tips and that is the best I can do...


Tools for the Garden

glovesA good pair of gloves are essential!Are you tired of winter and can't wait to get into the garden?  In just a few short weeks (hopefully!) the snow will be gone, the ground unthawed and your garden will come alive, woohoo!