If you’ve had a frustrating spring with all this rain and insufficient heat, don’t despair. You can still have a garden this summer. Here are some resources to help you – especially those of you in Montreal, Quebec, and eastern Ontario, where most of these resources can be reached.
If you’re francophone or able to read French, download the Guide potager urbain, written by the couple from Drummondville who were given a legal hassle in 2012 about having a front yard full of vegetables. This 240-page e-book is a handy guide to having a very attractive and productive garden.
While deciding what it is you want in your garden, double-check your zone (Montrealers: we are in Zone 5). See if it’s something that can be planted in the middle of June for a harvest in a short timeframe, up until October. Here are the next steps: Continue reading