Posts Categorized: T&T

No Space, No Problem – Veggies for Small Space Gardens

Vegetables for small space gardens

With the way things are going in the housing market, it seems like only a few of us will have the luxury of a spacious backyard garden. But having limited space does not mean you can’t have a great edible garden. Whether you are downsizing your family home or just buying your first, here are… Read more »

Taste of the Season

Taste of the Season

Story time! It was late last spring. Melody and I were up to our necks with catalogues and notes, researching potential additions to our Tried & True Edibles line. In all honesty, things weren’t going very smoothly. Instead of finding vegetable plants for the Edibles line, we kept encountering varieties that wouldn’t really fit in…. Read more »

Plant Something BC

Plant Something BC

A new initiative is growing in BC that any gardener – aspiring or seasoned –  can dig: PlantSomethingBC. While only recently brought to British Columbia by the BC Landscape and Nursery Association (BCLNA), the Plant Something program was started in Arizona several years ago and has since spread to many communities across North America. Collectively, all… Read more »

T&T HQ: What’s Happening February

T&T HQ February

It’s really starting to ramp up here at T&T headquarters. With the season very quickly approaching, it is all hands on deck making sure all of our tiny plants are doing well and will be ready for the season. At this stage, most of our plants still look like this: And like this: But these… Read more »

First Annual Growing Gardeners Contest

In support of elementary school gardening programs, Tried & True holds the annual Growing Gardeners Contest where winning schools will be awarded Tried & True organic edibles prize packs.

School gardens are awesome! Anyone who denies that fact is probably… well, I can’t think of anyone who would disagree. There are countless benefits of school gardens on children, such as: better appreciation and respect for nature increased interest in eating fruits and vegetables improved knowledge of nutrition improved social skills and behaviour increased science… Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Welcome to the new Tried & True blog! We're excited to have a new place to talk about stuff that matters to us and keep in touch with you!

Hi! Thanks for stopping by! We’re very excited to share our new Tried & True blog with you. Here we’ll talk about the stuff that matters to us, which could be anything from behind-the-scenes stories to delicious garden-to-table recipes to great gardening tips & tricks, and much more! But we don’t want this to be a… Read more »