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Q and A: Dog days of summer in the garden

Q and A: Dog days of summer in the garden

Should you fertilize in August? What about new growth on your veggie plants? Garden expert Jim Hole has the answers.
Lake Louise a treasure in Alberta's back yard

Lake Louise a treasure in Alberta's back yard

If there was ever a time to enjoy a 'stay-cation', this year is it. At the normally crowded Lake Louise, a lack of international tourists means Canadian visitors can feel they have the place to themselves; a rarity for this world-renowned site.
Helping your garden through a heat wave

Helping your garden through a heat wave

Rob Sproule, co-owner of Salisbury Greenhouse in Sherwood Park, says the recent heat wave and continuing hot temperatures near 30 degrees aren't great for most of our gardens and patio plants.
Alberta's ghostly past

Alberta's ghostly past

Ghost towns are plentiful in the province. Here's a look at a few in southern Alberta, part of the Red Coat Trail.
Summer in the garden

Summer in the garden

Gardening is a love affair. You want to do whatever you can to make your plants happy.
Abandoned but not forgotten

Abandoned but not forgotten

Calgary photographer finds the stories behind long-abandoned prairie structures.
Win Calgary Stampede prizes for getting vaccinated

Win Calgary Stampede prizes for getting vaccinated

The Open for Summer Lottery keeps growing as Calgary Stampede admissions are added to the prize pot.
Intergenerational business thrives in small town Alberta

Intergenerational business thrives in small town Alberta

Intergenerational Day began in Canada in 2010 and recognizes the backgrounds, experiences and contributions of all generations to help build greater understanding. There's no better example of this than at Bing's, in Stony Plain.
Insects and pests have a place in the garden

Insects and pests have a place in the garden

Bugs and pests are part of gardening. Here's how to work with them.
Celebrate World Environment Day in 3 easy ways

Celebrate World Environment Day in 3 easy ways

Reduce, reuse and recycle this World Environment Day, June 5.