Trees & Shrubs

Ways to Make Trees Part of a Child’s Life

As Canadians we often overlook or take for granted our beautiful forests of trees. In Autumn when the leaves of the native trees take on their spectacular reds, yellows, and oranges we  pay a little more attention. I live on … Continue reading

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Gardening Problems and Their Solutions

For the June Newsletter, I asked Northumberland Master Gardeners to share some of their gardening challenges and to describe the steps they have taken to solve the problems. Interesting enough the problems they shared this time are all related to … Continue reading

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LIST OF PLANTS RECOMMENDED BY TATTOED GARDENER

LIST OF PLANTS RECOMMENDED BY TATTOED GARDENER Syneilesis aconitifolia Jeffersonia Dubia Deinanthe caerulea, Spigelia marilandica, Podophyllum pleianthum,   CLEMATIS Freckles – tiny flowers difficult to grow Empress – Raymond Evison Avant guarde Crystal Fountain Tie Dye – Jacomanii Vienella Clematis … 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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Best Colourful Trees and Shrubs – Perfect Plants For Igniting Your Garden – Marion Jarvie

Colourful Trees and Shrubs On May 09 2019, five Northumberland Master Gardeners traveled to Thornhill Ontario to visit the garden of Marion Jarvie and to listen to her garden talk -Best Colourful Trees and Shrubs – Perfect Plants for Igniting … Continue reading

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Hydrangeas

  Master Gardeners are frequently asked about care/pruning of Hydrangeas. The answer varies depending on type of hydrangea; there are 4 common types. All hydrangeas grow best in rich, medium moisture, well drained soil in part shade. All pruning should … Continue reading

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