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May 10, 2022

Maggie and Dave enjoy an early morning recording session for today’s intro, catching up over coffee. They chat about this feeling of “rushing” to get into the garden but encourage Grow Guiders to slow down! It’s still too early to plant your entire garden. This week's guest is home economist, Getty Stewart...


May 3, 2022

Dave kicks off today’s episode talking garden PESTS. He talks about the challenge of managing pests as a garden centre owner as well as the mystery behind native ladybug sales. This week's guest, Meg Cowden enlightens us, covering the art of succession planting. Find the full episode show notes with links to resources...


Apr 26, 2022

More wild weather in Manitoba leads Maggie and Dave to make predictions for what their average last frost date will be this year in the Southern Manitoba/Winnipeg region. Will it be later than usual? Or just on track? Hear their predictions!This week's guest is Ontario-based farmer from re.Planted Urban Farm, Akosua...


Apr 19, 2022

Maggie and Dave get ready to geek out in today’s episode, talking soil science with an agronomist. There’s lots to cover and learn in this episode with guest, Ashley Labrecque, creator of Gardening In Canada. Find the full episode show notes on our website: https://bit.ly/3EpOhnn

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Apr 12, 2022

The Spring blizzard of the century is about to hit Manitoba. Stay safe, Grow Guiders! Maggie and Dave kick off this episode by sharing some storm prep tips for the garden. Then they welcome on local pepper expert, Tyrell Benton to share his tips and advice on growing great hot and bell peppers in short season gardens.