Monthly Archives: March 2012

Trees Resistant to the Asian Long-Horned Beetle

I recently worked on a garden design for a home located in an area where the Asian Long-Horned Beetle has invaded.  Many trees have been removed by both the municipality and local homeowners in an attempt to slow the spread … Continue reading

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Spring Beauty

Spring is full of early surprises here, north of Toronto where we usually have to wait another month or more for the sense of elation that comes with sun shining through the delicate, veined leaves of the first flowers.  The … Continue reading

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A Note on Annabelle

Today I read a column that advised cutting back Annabelle Hydrangea to the ground in spring, and since I was a little dubious, never having done this myself and not really seeing the necessity of it, I searched around to … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things You Can Do in your Garden on a Warm March Day

The cat insisted I come in when the rain became serious.  This was fortunate, though, as I now notice the inevitable lower back strain that comes with the first few days of returning to the garden, usually much later in … Continue reading

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