Archive for the ‘Something to Grow On’ Category

Welcome to the SAGC’s Website!

July 17th, 2011 by flowerchild in News, Something to Grow On

Welcome to the SAGC’s website! We’re honoured that you’re here.

Going Chemical-free

June 21st, 2011 by flowerchild in Something to Grow On

Go chemical-free this year! Sara Williams & Hugh Skinner give us the lowdown on chemical pesticides.

Putting Your Garden to Bed

October 4th, 2010 by prairiechick in Something to Grow On

Read the latest “Something To Grow On” article.

Trees, trees, trees

September 3rd, 2010 by prairiechick in Something to Grow On

With so much focus placed on different varieties of flowering shrubs, perennials, and annuals, trees are often left out of landscape plans, especially on smaller yards or urban properties.  So we felt it was time to elevate our larger leafy friends… Why plant trees?  Trees produce oxygen and we need oxygen to survive.  A mature […]

Is Fogging The Answer?

September 3rd, 2010 by prairiechick in Something to Grow On

The issue of fogging for nuisance mosquitoes has become a hot topic in Steinbach recently, and the Garden Club has been sharing its view with City Council as we feel it is part of our civic responsibility to voice concerns regarding environmental or ‘green’ issues.  We also want to let Steinbach residents hear the other […]

Gardening – An Opportunity to Serve

September 3rd, 2010 by prairiechick in Something to Grow On

The following is the SAGC column from the  July 29th issue of The Carillon. “I had so much fun, when can I come again?”  “Would you believe, I met gardeners from Switzerland and Argentina today! ”   These are the words of just 2 of the 51 Steinbach and Area Garden Club members who enjoy volunteering for […]

Garden Art

July 18th, 2010 by prairiechick in Something to Grow On

The following is the SAGC column from the  July 15th issue of The Carillon. Something To Grow On  By Steinbach and Area Garden Club Garden Art We all know someone who loves to ‘enhance’ their garden with items other than plants and shrubs – from knick knackery and gnomes to elegant arbours and statuesque fountains.  […]

Carillon Column – June 30, 2010

July 18th, 2010 by prairiechick in Something to Grow On

For the second column in The Carillon, the SAGC highlighted the popular & showy flower, the lily. Something To Grow On By Steinbach and Area Garden Club  Lilies are some of the loveliest flowers and gardeners wait with anticipation every year for them to bloom. There are many classifications of lilies, each with it’s own […]

Inaugural Column Post

July 18th, 2010 by prairiechick in Something to Grow On

Here’s the first ever “Something To Grow On” column post in our local paper The Carillon (June 17, 2010). Something To Grow On  By Steinbach and Area Garden Club Summer is always a much-anticipated time in the world of gardening.  But lets face it – every gardener, experienced or beginner, faces a time when their […]

Trying something new

April 30th, 2010 by prairiechick in Something to Grow On

We’re looking at options to make this site more interactive. A blog that features some insights into everyday gardening activities, aspirations, and admirations may be what we’re looking for!  We’ll let you know as details become finalized regarding a regular blog feature to our website. We’d love to hear your feedback.  If you found this page […]

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