Monthly Archives: April 2012

Plants for April Colour

Because I want my garden (and those I design for other people) to be beautiful and carefree (well . . . within reason), I try to avoid pushing the limits of my plant hardiness zone.  On any plant hardiness map, … Continue reading

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Underplanting

“Eh?!  What’s that?” you ask.  Well, underplanting is a really nifty and easy concept in gardening that magnifies the impact of the plants you put in.  We grow plants we are attracted to.  We place them in clever combinations that look … Continue reading

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Lovers in the Garden

Uh-oh.  If you found this post when you were looking for the reason all the faults of mankind are blamed on women, then try adding  “Bible” or “Eden” to your search terms.  This is not a post about Adam and … Continue reading

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Spring Beauty Update

As promised in my March 20 post, “Spring Beauty“, my daughter has again been outside visiting the latest blossoms, and the following are her perspective. and last but definitely not least: Here’s to seeing spring beauty in new ways.

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Everybody Needs Beauty as Well as Bread . . . .

I came across a most inspired post in the garden community, and without much fanfare, I just want to share it with you so please click on the word beauty and enjoy. Here’s to the value of beauty in the … Continue reading

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Gardening to Sell

Living in the Toronto area, the subject of selling real estate is never far from one’s mind.  We have long had one of the most incessantly frenetic real estate markets in the country, if not the world.  Unlike in quainter … Continue reading

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Gardens of Canada

This is just a short post to share a really exciting link that I found in the Butchart Gardens’ Twitter posts.  This site,  Canada’s Garden Route , is  a resource of Via Rail.  I love it because it lists Canada’s top garden … Continue reading

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