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Oh, we do love a good chat about vegetable gardening. A bumper crop of articles for you to dig around in, right here. Enjoy.

Tips for sowing seeds directly in your garden

We’re back at Fresh City Farms, this time to get some direct sowing tips from the experts. Watch the video to get some pro direct seeding guidance, plus some recommendations for cool season crops to plant for quick results — spinach, anyone?

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All about the superbloom — a guide for gardeners

Superblooms are a beautiful display of desert botanicals, and right now, parts of California are experiencing this rare phenomenon. Lucky for us, one of gardenstead’s collaborators lives in California—see the superbloom in all its glory in her short documentary video.

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How and when to transplant seedlings safely

In this step-by-step guide, Patrick, aka The Frenchie Gardener, shares his best tips for when, why and how to repot tomato, pepper and eggplant seedlings. Plus, to stake or not to stake? It’s all here.

Meet Sean Smith

Meet gardening consultant Sean Smith

Book a 1:1 consultation with Sean to get expert advice about soil, soil health, compost and compost tea. Get personalized answers to your gardening questions, and help your plants thrive.

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Introducing gardening consultant Reid Williamson

Reid Williamson, co-owner of Sustainable Roots Ecological Restoration, is now offering gardening consultations! Reid can advise you about invasive plant species management, Ontario native plant selection, tree and shrub planting, and garden planning.

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Introducing: Consultations by gardenstead

We’re launching a new service: Consultations by gardenstead! For custom solutions to your plant and garden problems, questions and curiosities — book a one-on-one appointment with a gardening expert to get professional, experience-honed advice.

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