Are we excited about the coming of warmer weather? Of course we are: we’re gardeners after all. It’s time to set up for those gorgeous warm days ahead surrounded by lush plants and lashings of colour. And if the summer trend in the southern hemisphere is anything to go by, which it often is, there […]
The question I get asked most often regardless of where I am or what I am doing is “Why doesn’t my hydrangea bloom?” In fact, if I had a penny for each time I have been asked that – well, you can finish this sentence! For now, let’s talk about big leaf hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla), […]
No matter where you live . . . Saving the bees isn’t an easy job, but it’s a crucial one if we want to help the global food production process. Because bees play a role in about one third of all the food we eat – from pollinating fruit to helping the veggies grow that […]
Check out the video below from Marianne Binetti on a great way to store cannas through the winter with bubble wrap!
After a long, hot summer, fall is so welcome. We look forward to cooler temperatures and the sound of crunchy leaves under our feet. But the change of seasons also brings with it typical yard chores — all a labor of love, of course. The bonus of following through is that if you take care […]
When choosing plants for your garden there are many things to consider. From colors and textures to functionality and bloom cycles a bit of thought can go a long way. Once element you don’t want to forget is maintenance. Some plants require a lot of maintenance and care while others just need basic care to […]