Advice

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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Have You Thought Of Adding Lupins To Your Gardenscape?

Lupins are considered a classic cottage garden plant. They are available in a variety of colours incuding red, yellow, pink, white and purple. Lupins bloom during May and June filling the flowering gap between the early spring blooming bulbs and … Continue reading

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Lousy to Lush In ten Steps

Lousy to Lush in 10 Steps The speaker for our June meeting was Cauleen Viscoff. Cauleen is a Peterborough Master Gardener and a professional horticulturist. She gave us an entertaining slide show presentation on how to rescue a garden in … Continue reading

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