Tag Archives: zone 5

Famous Flowers!

This is just a shortie post to encourage you all to run out and purchase the June issue of Gardens Central Magazine.  Not that I want you to go out in the SNOW FLURRIES! Why? Because, in addition to the … Continue reading

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Thriving on Neglect: Easy Plants for Beginning Gardeners

Many gardeners are beginners.  I see this from the number of gardening bloggers who say so, and from my experience living in and about a large city where people work constantly and are afraid to plunge into having much of … 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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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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Plants for April Colour

Because I want my garden (and those I design for other people) to be beautiful and carefree (well . . . within reason), I try to avoid pushing the limits of my plant hardiness zone.  On any plant hardiness map, … 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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