garden life

When your jack-o'-lantern has lost its luster, toss it in the food and yard waste cart. Not the recycling bin. (Waste Management)

A Gardener’s Diary: What will you do with your pumpkin after Halloween?

Gardening columnist offers myriad of options to get rid of your jack-o’-lantern

  • Oct 30, 2021


Garlic is ready to plant, says gardening columnist Jocelyne Sewell. (Mary Lowther photo)

A Gardener’s Diary: Get things winter ready

Fall came too fast, columnist Jocelyne Sewell says

  • Sep 25, 2021


A hummingbird gives its wings a rare rest while feeding in a North Okanagan garden. (Karen Siemens/North Okanagan Naturalists Club)

Hummingbirds back for another Okanagan season

North America’s littlest birds return, and they’re hungry


Dyer: The tyranny of the English garden

Dyer: The tyranny of the English garden

Kristy Dyer is a columnist for Black Press Media who writes about the environment

  • Apr 28, 2020
Dyer: The tyranny of the English garden