Category: News – Articles

Welcome To Plant Paradise

We were lucky to attend the GardenFest held this year at the Plant Paradise and have been privileged to participate in a guided tour given by Lorraine, the co-owner of Plant Paradise. We learned a lot including the fact that dead trees are important to the eco-systems and […]

Our Organic Farming in June…

Our new test using tarp for weed control turned out to be a great success. After holding the tarp for about 2 months over our farming beds the soil was clean of weeds. After loosening the soil, watering, and adding compost both of us got our hands onto […]

The Benefits of Mulching

What is mulch? Mulch is a protective layer spread over the ground to protect soil and plant roots from undesirable conditions. The following organic materials can be used as mulch:  – straw – hay (however this one you have to make sure the grass was cut before the […]

Going Green…House :-)

What has Promix + Planting Containers + Organic Seeds + Greenhouse have in-common? The new 2018 Organic Growing Season has just began 🙂 It is a new experience for us this season starting out organic seedlings indoor before transplanting them onto the farming field. Spring in Toronto area […]

Visiting The Guelph Organic Trade Show

It’s been a great feeling to connect with those involved in growing, serving and promoting organic farming. Our visit to the Organic Conference at Guelph University resulted in visiting many trade show booths, asking questions and meeting new suppliers of seeds, farming equipment and simply having a great […]

The Almighty Organic Turnip

Winter in Toronto is in its full spectrum.  While we are patiently waiting for the new growing season to start, we wanted to share another article emphasizing the benefits of one of the underestimated organic vegetables we grew last season – TURNIP. By reading this article you will […]

From the Farming Field To The Classroom

Organic Farmer educates children. This past Monday I gave an educational lecture on benefits of Ecological Farming to our environment. I visited grade 6 French class at a North Toronto school and gave this presentation both in French and English. The children enjoyed learning new vocabulary and tasting […]