The Cloverleaf Garden Club of Mississauga annual plant sale will be Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be a good selection of plants that include herbs, vegetables, groundcovers, shrubs, bleeding hearts, columbine, daisies, sweet william, black eyed susan, ferns, other perennials and hostas, hostas, hostas! All plants are grown locally by members and friends of the club.
What are suitable plants for a windy north facing fifth floor balcony in Toronto (zone 6)? I am looking for plants that can withstand the wind, and can do reasonably well without much direct sunlight.
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.
Perennial borders can be located in front of fences, hedges and walls. 6 steps from planning to planting day for a new flower bed of perennials.
Most of the hostas are showing signs of abuse from the weather, but fortunately the yellow hostas have weathered the storms quite well.
“Pink and white carnations — one desires so much more than that.” As Wallace Stevens puts it in “The Poems of our Climate,” sometimes we want more than just carnations. Beyond the usual roses and peonies, there are many plants in our gardens that make gorgeous arrangements. I recently had some fun walking around my garden, […]
I’ve come across a collection of dwarf hostas, hardy to Zone 3, which would be wonderful snuggled up to big rocks. Sometimes an enormous garden object is enhanced by partnership with a demure and intriguing plant.
‘Caradonna’ has Intensely dark violet-blue spikes on ‘Caradonna’ highlighted with a slight copper inflorescence at the base of each flower.