First flowers of spring: In Stephen Westcott-Gratton’s garden in south-central Ontario, minor bulbs of early spring are in flower, as are the hellebores.
All magnolias are graced with beautiful flowers. The magnolias we grow in Canada are as scented as their southern cousins, even in our cool springs.
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.
Many of the early-blooming magnolias (such as cultivars of M. stellata and M. x soulangeana) were tricked into opening early, only to be burned by sharply falling temperatures a few days later. Magnolias are fools when it comes to sudden warmth and throw caution to the wind, rapidly popping buds and splaying open their flowers. I […]
Intelligent garden design is often executed in small and personal details, with plants that blend into comfortable landscapes and show the gardener’s skill and attention.
A group of horticulturists, community members, nursery people and gardeners plant magnolias in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.