Advice

Some Tips to Keep In Mind When Arranging Your Winter Containers

This arrangement was created by one of the participants at our Winter Container Workshop When you are planning your winter containers keep these tips in mind Use seasonal branches and berries.  Cedar, spruce  eucalyptus, magnolia, white pine redtwig dogwood,  red … Continue reading

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Garden Trends for 2020

Garden Trends for 2020 By Tanya Crowell, M.G. Garden season is mostly over now and there is little work to keep a gardener busy in these short cold days of November. Thus my mind naturally turns to planning next year’s … Continue reading

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Cutting Back Perennials in Fall

‘Karl Foerster’  Feather Reed Grass Stands up well during the winter providing interest in the winter landscape.    As the growing season ends it is time to think about preparing your garden for winter. What should be done with all … Continue reading

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Plant Beautiful Bulbs

Sandra Pella, Head Gardener at Toronto Botanical Gardens shared advice about choosing and planting spring bulbs. Her photographs were beautiful and in most cases included a pollinator getting food and spreading pollen. Sandra stressed the importance of including very early … Continue reading

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Taking in the Fall: how to enjoy fall color and make use of all those leaves.

This is one of the best times of the year to get out into the woods and onto the trails. The bugs are mostly finished their business of making us into lunch, the days are cool and clear and the … Continue reading

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Plants For Pollinators

  A Bumble Bee Photographed on a Chive Flower,  June 18,2019Every home gardener enjoys having a garden and each have a preferred style of garden they enjoy keeping. Some are delighted to nurture their favorite flowers and shrubs for purely … Continue reading

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