Tag Archives: bloom season

Quick ‘N Dirty Bulb Primer

“Spring, when young men’s thoughts turn to flights of fancy.”  Fall, when gardeners’ thoughts turn to spring! Gardeners’ minds become overstimulated at this time of year, with lively, colourful fantasies of . . . yes, the perfect spring garden.  That … Continue reading

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August Garden Favourites

Admittedly, there is no month in the garden that I do not look forward to.   Each has its special flavour, part of the routine passage of time marked with reassuring beauty each year, a reminder that life is truly … Continue reading

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Gardening for Winter Interest

As a former Vancouver Island resident, gardening in Southern Ontario has been full of adjustments, beginning with the shocking revelation that the ground in this part of the country actually freezes as hard as a stone for at least four … Continue reading

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