Category Archives: Garden Maintenance
For a dramatic, classic showpiece for the back of your summer garden, there are few plants more perfect than traditional delphiniums. These beauties are in season right now. For a classic look, I like the “Black Knight” and “Pacific Giants” … Continue reading
There are spring gardening tips and lists out there in books and in the blogosphere, as well as everywhere else. If you need to know what to do next, go ahead and refer to any of those many sources. Or … Continue reading
Many gardeners are beginners. I see this from the number of gardening bloggers who say so, and from my experience living in and about a large city where people work constantly and are afraid to plunge into having much of … Continue reading
April 19 it looked like this: April 20: But at least it wasn’t like this. Today, April 21 we’re back to this: Is it Spring yet?
Due to the disturbing nature of what you are about to read, I am warning all Central Canadian gardeners to look away for the following quote. I have been so profoundly disturbed by the contents of this email from my … Continue reading
October marks the end of the festivities for Ontario gardeners. Oh, it’s true that some of us have planted things even into January in desperate circumstances that shall not be discussed here. And yes, I know B.C. gardeners, how it … Continue reading
I am not a high-maintenance gardener, so sometimes when my plants just look great on their own I am thrilled. I plant things that don’t need a lot of babying with few exceptions. An exception, though, is Asters. They epitomize … Continue reading