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An Autumn Journey to the Oudolf Garden Detroit

Kat Kinch takes the train to the Oudolf Garden Detroit: On a blustery October day in 2023, I made my way with a gang of garden friends to the Oudolf Garden in Detroit, Michigan.  Piet Oudolf’s designs were an early … Continue reading

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The Rebound of the Vallarta Region’s Military Macaw

Carol Anderson invites us to the Vallarta Botanical Garden and shares a special story from the tour guide: While recently vacationing in Puerto Vallarta Mexico, I visited the Vallarta Botanical Gardens, a 81.5 acre wildlife preserve boasting over 200 species … Continue reading

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Structure, Foliage and Love at Abkhazi Garden

Kathleen Bazkur takes us all along on her trip to Abkhazi Garden: A dear friend once said, “travel is like an RRSP for the mind”. On this still wintry spring day, I think of my trip to British Columbia in … Continue reading

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A Gardener’s Tour of the Royal Ontario Museum

It might surprise you to know that in the same place we go to visit dusty mummies and dinosaur bones, a world of plants is awaiting your visit.  The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto has a strong theme of botanical … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lichens (By R. Troy McMullin)

You will never again overlook the intricate structures of lichens on your garden’s rocks and trees once you have delved into Lichens: The Macrolichens of Ontario and the Great Lakes Region of the United States.  Published by Firefly Books in … Continue reading

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2024 Master Gardeners of Ontario Conference – Deadline Approaching!

The registration deadline for the MGOI conference is fast approaching – register by March 4, 2024 for the two-day conference to be held on April 26-27, 2024 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre.  This year’s conference has … Continue reading

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