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NMGs Share What is Happening in Their Gardens This Summer.

Tanya Crowell says that “August is usually a very happy time in my garden. The days are hot but nights are often cooler and lots is in bloom, including crocosmia, coneflowers, balloon flowers, dianthus, phlox, monarda and grasses. A time … Continue reading

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Portable Drama

My favourite chapter was portable drama which in any other book would be called container gardening. Container gardening is the ultimate  for four season gardening; spring bulbs, summer annuals, fall grasses and winter evergreens. I have chosen to list some … 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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Paul Gellatly: “The Tatooed Gardener”

Known as the “Tatooed Gardener” Paul Gellatly has a significant presence on facebook and Instagram, with millions of followers. His presentation for NMG centered on two themes. Firstly, he talked about design principles and then he recommended his favorite plants … Continue reading

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Orchid Care For Beginners

If you have always wanted to try keeping orchids, now is the perfect time of year for a beginner to do so.  The easiest-to-care for orchids can always be found in the stores just prior to Christmas and through the … Continue reading

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Gardening In Raised Beds

Raised beds built along the property line between neighours. It serves as a community garden between the two families, taking advantage of a full sun location and sharing both watering tasks and harvests. As you think about gardening next spring, … Continue reading

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