Trees & Shrubs

The Tree Steward

Glenn McLeod is an expert on seeding trees for reforestation. At our meeting he spoke on three topics: the Northumberland Stewardship Council, Seed Zones/Seed Saving and Tree Growth. The MNR builds its nurseries on sandy soil to allow for early spring digging … Continue reading

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Ash Trees of Ontario

Ash Trees of Ontario – Fraxinus While out walking on my own property I couldn’t help but notice how many ash trees I have. As well as full grown trees there are many babies. So far I have seen no … Continue reading

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Your Independent Grocer Garden Centre

At  the April Northumberland Master Gardener meeting we  were pleased to welcome Rosa from Port Hope’s Independent Grocer Garden Centre. Rather than making a presentation Rosa chose to answer questions from group. Lots of good questions asked and information given. … Continue reading

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Canadian Gardening Zones

Can you grow a Flowering Dogwood in Northumberland County ?? MAYBE!!! Sometimes when you are reading gardening articles or shopping at a nursery, you will see references to Zones or Hardiness Zones. Canada has nine zones, ranging from 0 (the … Continue reading

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Ornamental Trees and Shrubs for Fall Colour

Small Trees and Shrubs for Fall Colour There are many colourful trees and shrubs but this entry will suggest those that grow well in Northumberland County, Ontario. Location sometimes determines the leaf colour and timing of colour; trees in full … Continue reading

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Ornamental Trees

On Wed Oct 8  2014 Northumberland Master Gardeners welcomed John Moore of Baltimore Valley Garden Centre as guest speaker. John showed  beautiful pictures of the many trees and shrubs  he has for sale at his Garden Centre and provided lots … Continue reading

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