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Current issue No. 27 for fall celebrates spring-blooming bulbs.
Be it day or night, sunlight or moonlight, white plants will add a wondrous effect to your garden. Two designs for a white garden in part shade or sun.
If you wheeze and sneeze when you set foot in the garden, just think about sex — plant sex, that is. Tips on how to make an allergy-free garden.
To help you when shopping for plants for your garden, these 5 tips will help you choose healthy, well-grown specimens, especially trees and shrubs.
August is prime time for harvesting homegrown vegetables. Here are some tips on how to know when to harvest vegetables at the peak of their flavour.
All parts of monkshoods are poisonous, and both wild and domestic animals know not to ingest it. Shorter species of monkshood with ivory, yellow or bi-colour flowers blossom in summer, but azure monkshood (sometimes known as wolfsbane) waits until there’s not much competition before appearing by itself.
How to lift, divide and store dahlia tubers for next year’s garden. Colourful dahlias make a superb cut flower, but need to be stored over the winter.
Tuberous begonias are often flowering at their best in late summer, just when it’s time to bring them indoors. How to store tuberous begonias over winter.
Evergreen shrubs and trees might give the impression that they’re tough and resilient, but evergreens require protection to avoid winter injuries.
With the first frost of the season, gardening time is growing short. There’s still time for moving a few shrubs, including my favourite shrub rose, ‘Etna’.
Stokes trial gardens in Ontario test the vegetable varieties grown by Martin Farms Ltd. for the Loblaw President’s Choice Gigantico lineup of plants.
Whether you’re new to gardening or already have green thumbs, here’s a quick guide to take you from planning to planting, and get you started on an excellent veggie adventure.