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Yes, you can start zukes and cukes prior to gardening season

Yes, you can start zukes and cukes prior to gardening season

In this week's Gardening Tips, Susan Richards answers questions about starting Zucchini, cucumber and peas early, among other horticultural queries
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> Early spring is the time for dormant pruning

Gardening Tips: Early spring is the time for dormant pruning

Caution: avoid getting close to any overhead lines
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> Winterizing garden accessories

Gardening Tips: Winterizing garden accessories

Take advantage of the beautiful weather to keep working through your fall chores list
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> October work in the garden

Gardening Tips: October work in the garden

If you are wondering what garden chores you can tackle now, here are a few tips
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> When do we transplant trees and shrubs?

Gardening Tips: When do we transplant trees and shrubs?

Small trees and shrubs can be moved once they are dormant in mid fall or in early spring before new growth begins
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> Plan now to prevent winter damage

Gardening Tips: Plan now to prevent winter damage

Before the ground freezes, put some stakes around vulnerable plants. Have burlap or Arbortex on hand to wrap around the stakes to provide insulation.
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> Fall is for planting

Gardening Tips: Fall is for planting

Fall is the perfect time to get to gardening projects that have been hanging around on your 'to do' list since spring
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> Clearing up confusion about pruning

Gardening Tips: Clearing up confusion about pruning

If you prune when it is still warm, those dormant buds will get the signal to sprout and produce new growth
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> Is it time to divide perennials?

Gardening Tips: Is it time to divide perennials?

Unlike trees and shrubs that grow taller each year, perennials grow by expanding the diameter of the clump
<b>Gardening Tips:</b> A quiet August morning in the garden

Gardening Tips: A quiet August morning in the garden

The only sound to be heard is the 'whoosh' of a neighbour's sprinkler