Tag Archives: spring flowers

Transitioning your Winter Planters to Spring

Here in Ontario, spring comes in April.  Last year, it came sooner, but was followed by a burst of bitter cold that killed off the hopeful fruit tree buds and buried eager Snowdrops and Crocuses in a chilly blanket of … Continue reading

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Self-Help for Sufferers of January Garden Envy (also known as “relatives in Victoria”)

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

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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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