Introduction to Kathryn McHolm and Her Garden

Kathryn McHolm’s Garden For more than twenty years now on my property in the Village of Welcome, I’ve been listening as the garden speaks to me. It had been previously owned by a couple who lived here, and gardened, for … 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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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Peonies

A recent visit to Whistling Gardens inspired in me a desire to add more peonies to my garden. The bloom is outrageously beautiful and with planning can remain in bloom from spring to summer. The lush green foliage remains in … Continue reading

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Travels With The Monarchs – Don Davis

Don Davis was the speaker at Northumberland Master Gardeners’ May meeting. Don spoke about “Travels with the Monarchs”. He began with the story of Dr Fred Urquhart and his wife Norah who starting in 1937 were instrumental in tracking the  Monarch migration by tagging … Continue reading

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