Port Credit Library Seedy Roundup

Seedy Roundup

Oct.27 6:00-7:30 pm

Help to package and label seeds. Learn about seed saving and the Seed Library.

Meet other members

All ages           Free

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Growing figs & caring for them in winter


YES, you can grow figs in Canada and even keep them alive over the winter.  Here is a good article about the care & feeding of different varieties of figs and options for their winter survival….

From: Growing figs / Tarwanya Blog

“I recently gave away some small fig (Ficus carica ‘Stella’) plants that I’d grown from cuttings. I was asked how to look after them, so I figured this would be a good topic for a post (it has been …

Source: Growing figs. | tarwanya

Fall Jobs in the Garden: October


SUMMER BULBS STORAGE: once frost has blackened the plant’s leaves, dig, dry & store summer bulbs, corms & tubers in a cool, dry place 

GRASS: Apply a final lawn fertilizer mid month.

GARDEN UPDATE: Plant perennials & trees/shrubs; plant garlic!

MAINTENANCE: Rake leaves & shred into mulch; add to beds or compost pile.

WATER WELL: Depending on how much rain we get, your plants, trees & shrubs may need additional water to prepare for winter. Keep watering as needed.