groundhog on February 28th, 2011

By G. Bosley a.k.a. “groundhog” The road was difficult in the 80’s and 90’s when I was learning how to build and maintain the landscape while being sensitive to the environment.  Pressure was on to reduce the use of chemicals in our environment, property owners were thinking it was time to start making some changes […]

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groundhog on February 26th, 2011

By G. Bosley  a.k.a “groundhog” A variety of containers can be used for starting seeds.  I saved several containers destined for the recycle bin. Egg cartons and plastic containers such as margarine tubs also work well. If you are using any recycled containers they should be disinfected by rinsing in a solution of water with […]

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groundhog on February 23rd, 2011

  Last week we had really mild temperatures for a couple of days and a lot of the winter snow melted.  The gardens off my back patio face south and the meltdown resulted in giving me the first glimpse of the garden.  Oh how it lifted the spirits and hope that spring was near seeing […]

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groundhog on February 16th, 2011

Wow +5c here today…almost feels like spring…except there wasn’t much sunshine. I decided to get a jump start on spring and set up my indoor mini greenhouses.  I’ll start some seeds I collected from the garden last year.  It will make spring seem a little bit closer once the seedlings sprout.  Most seeds will sprout […]

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groundhog on February 11th, 2011

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groundhog on February 11th, 2011

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groundhog on February 10th, 2011

Welcome to my first post.  Why am I writing a blog? A desire to share my knowledge and experience of environmentally friendly landscaping…it just seems to come naturally. I grew up in rural Muskoka and have always appreciated the wonders of nature. When I started my own landscaping business near Orillia, Ontario in the mid 80’s […]

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groundhog on February 7th, 2011

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