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Endless Winter

Two years ago spring came early to Southern Ontario, with me posting snowdrops and forsythia buds ready to force indoors in the earliest days of February.  This year, it seems that winter will never end.  The minus double-digit temperatures have … Continue reading

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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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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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Lovers in the Garden

Uh-oh.  If you found this post when you were looking for the reason all the faults of mankind are blamed on women, then try adding  “Bible” or “Eden” to your search terms.  This is not a post about Adam and … Continue reading

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Spring Beauty Update

As promised in my March 20 post, “Spring Beauty“, my daughter has again been outside visiting the latest blossoms, and the following are her perspective. and last but definitely not least: Here’s to seeing spring beauty in new ways.

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Top Ten Things You Can Do in your Garden on a Warm March Day

The cat insisted I come in when the rain became serious.  This was fortunate, though, as I now notice the inevitable lower back strain that comes with the first few days of returning to the garden, usually much later in … Continue reading

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