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Bittersweet October

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

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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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July Garden

Last week was that difficult week in the summer garden when all the dramatic late-spring/early summer blooms have quit, leaving you to enjoy texture and foliage colour.  However, this week new things are budding out, so, while I wait for … Continue reading

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Photos: Garden Update

I am still deeply embroiled in planning and designing gardens, and am preparing my own for an upcoming photo shoot besides.  So, although I can’t write much I don’t want to miss sharing my daughter’s updated garden photos as the … 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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Gardening under a Black Walnut Tree

Winter is a great time to plan changes in your garden, or to plan a new garden.  One of the most restrictive obstacles to have in your garden is a large Black Walnut tree.  These trees, while lovely to look … Continue reading

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