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Insider tips to start your garden right

Local gardeners can feel spring approaching, even during the very cold sunny days of February. Those of us with a green thumb are already turning to thoughts of garden planning and seed starting, despite the cold Canadian winter we’ve been enjoying, mostly from home. A few local gardening businesses have

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Additional frost advisory issued for Kingston and area

For the second day in a row, Environment Canada has issued a frost advisory for Kingston and the area. The second frost advisory was issued on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 3:18 p.m., and is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas.

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Kingston businesses offering free home delivery during the pandemic

It is not “business as usual” for many bricks and mortar establishments these days. Those with products have been scrambling to find ways to continue selling their wares to their customers. Below is a collection of local businesses who offer free delivery to their clients. It is by no means

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City of Kingston’s greenhouse opens for a taste of spring

Do you start to feel winter dragging on by mid-February? I know spring is always on my mind during the dreary mid-winter months. And what better way to get a jump on the spring season than seeing beautiful plants in bloom? Starting Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, you can visit the

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Spring garden check-up

  Every spring, we patiently wait as the snow slowly melts, revealing the garden hidden below. As soon as we see small traces of green, we are eager to jump right in and let our green thumb try again for another year. Before you dig out your gloves and pruners,

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Kingston Frontenac Public Library hosts first ever plant swap

  Do you have a green thumb? Are there an abundance of plants in your gardens? Did you collect too many seeds? Or maybe you have houseplants that need a new home. The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is holding their first ever Plant Swap. This event is being held on

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