Bearded irises are like the party girls of spring with their ruffled skirts and bright colours. Learn more about heirloom bearded iris.
Learn about this ancient herb, from medicinal and culinary uses to gardens and thyme lawns.
Find out why beans truly are a magical “fruit”.
The world has had a love affair with dill since before pickles were invented. Get the 411 on this herb.
Find out if ‘Buff Beauty’ is right for your garden, and read her story.
Discover four bright, lemony herbs to love in your garden and in your kitchen.
Every heirloom seed has a story to tell. I’ll let you in on the tales of 3 varieties.
Get a list of 7 simple supplies to start your seed saving adventure.
Find out how The Yellow Rose of Texas came to British Columbia.
Get the 101 on heirloom morning glories, which I’ve dubbed the “good morning glory.”
No flower epitomizes the Victorian era like lavender. And it’s not just for grandmothers, but a cherished part of our modern gardens.
Herbs are my true plant love. Find out how herbs fit into any garden.
Peas are among the oldest cultivated vegetables on Earth. Find out more about this ancient and delicious veggie.
Get all the details on heirloom lettuce varieties and the story behind them, plus how to find and grow them.
This old spring charmer is at home in modern gardens, and is a reminder of a dear friend.
Pinning my addiction: we explore vintage seed packages and catalogues
Celebrate the beauty of June and old roses with these quotes and photos.