Colonial Florists’ popular Frosty Fern
While the rest of us are soaking up the sunshine, enjoying the hot weather and barbecuing on the beach, Ron van der Zalm is thinking about Christmas.
He’s a greenhouse flower grower in St. Catharines, Ontario and the height of summer is when he starts growing popular Christmas plants […]
Ontario greenhouse vegetables – specifically cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers – are one of our largest local produce crops and one that we an enjoy almost all year round.
Most of the vegetable greenhouses are centered in the Leamington and Niagara areas.
Earlier this spring I was able to tour one of these operations Flamborough area […]
An exotic houseplant with pink flowers is turning heads across North America and creating jobs in the Niagara region.
The plant, named Medinilla Magnifica, is helping to expand operations and open up new markets for Ted Oorsprong’s Northend Gardens.
Thanks to some support from Ontario Agri-Food Technologies, Oorsprong is selling the plant in chain […]
I get to learn about some pretty neat things in my life as someone who writes about food and farming. The following story, which was released by the Agri-Technology Commercialization Centre a few weeks ago, ranks high on my list of all-time favourites.
PlantForm Corporation, a University of Guelph spin-off company, is using tobacco plants […]