Last month one of BUFCO’s long-standing Toronto clients had us designing and implementing a landscape beyond our normal comfort zone of raised bed installations and edible garden plantings. Removing an array of large, well established and pretty uninspiring ornamental shrubs, establishing three gardens (organic annual edibles, organic perennial edibles, and

Where do you live? Not what town, city or Rural Road, but rather, in a condominium or apartment building? A sprawling ranch house property? Basement rental or a cozy little row home? Or perhaps a mid-town property with average sized yards front and back. Given the opportunity, we can choose

Tomatoes are relatively easy to grow if you can give them at least five hours of direct sun a day. You will be richly rewarded with an exquisite late summer harvest if you provide a stake to support their growth, feed them well with quality compost and prune them properly.

This summer we're experimenting with brewing compost tea for our plants. In a nutshell, compost tea is a concoction of compost diluted in aerated water. Most home gardeners (and even farmers) don't make enough compost for their gardens/farms. Compost tea is all about stretching the benefits from the compost we