Winners in Botanus draws

Congratulations to the four winners of Garden Making’s weekly draws for a $75 Gift Certificate from Botanus in Vancouver in September 2015.

Peony root (Photos by Dugald Cameron)

How and when to plant peonies

The best time to plant peonies is in the fall. Dugald Cameron shows how to plant and move peonies – herbaceous peonies, tree peonies, Itoh hybrids.

Louise by the azelea bushes at Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens.

Trip winner visits Annapolis Royal

Louise Thompson won Garden Making’s Garden Discovery Contest and took a VIA Rail first-class trip to visit Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens in Nova Scotia.

'Annabelle' hydrangea (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Why isn’t my hydrangea flowering?

Margaret in Kingston, Ont., says her hitherto lovely hydrangea is quite luscious and green, but there’s not a single flower. Why isn’t it flowering?