Garden Discussion

How to Grow Aurinia Seeds

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It’s time to start Aurinia saxatilis seeds indoors. Aurinia, also known as Basket of Gold or Gold Dust. Sometimes listed as Alyssum, a.saxatile, native to eastern Europe, Balkans and Russia. Aurinia saxtilis Compacta... READ MORE

First Winter Snowfall

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Our first Winter snowfall! Observing snowflakes as they wisp about the Saltspring Nursery air, got me thinking about the snowflake man. An incredible triumph made from one mans intrigue and great persistence. Could... READ MORE

Caterpillar Winter Weather Prediction

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Many have heard the legend of the Caterpillar who can give us a winter weather prediction by reading their colored segments. The widely known orange and black caterpillar this myth surrounds is commonly... READ MORE