Tag Archives: signs of spring

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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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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Make Your Own Sunshine

The stirring in the souls of passionate gardeners at this time of year is overwhelming.  Winter has been feeble this year (so far) and early, teasing signs of spring taunt us. Even non-believers take comfort in the prediction of that … Continue reading

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Snowdrops: the First Sign of Spring

Yesterday was an exciting day in the GTA.  No, I am not talking about the Superbowl.  Earlier in the day, I took advantage of the unusual warmth to clean up my garden a little in anticipation of spring.  As I … Continue reading

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