Punctuate your garden to create a compelling narrative. Here’s how to use trees and plants as exclamation marks, periods, commas and other signals.
If you’re thinking of including some native plants in your garden, 5 plants worth trying: foamflower, Culver’s root, Joe Pye weed, Swamp milkweed, bugbane.
Gooseberries are one of the easiest fruits to cultivate successfully. Gooseberry plants are compact, easy to grow and hardy.
Long favoured by British and European gardeners, sanguisorbas (burnets) are starting to show up in Canadian gardens. These understated perennials are hardy.
In its 5th year, annual Garden Days events in 2018 start on National Garden Day on Saturday, June 16. Garden Days 2018 runs June 16 to 24. List your event.
Canadian Shield, a vivid red landscape rose with glossy green foliage, is first in a new series of easy-to-grow roses called the 49th Parallel Collection.
Italian honeysuckle (Lonicera caprifolium, Zone 6, possibly Zone 5 with protection) is finally in flower, and is quite late this year.
Judith Adam is getting started with a collection of ginko trees. Ginkgos have been around for more than 150 million years.
On heavily budded peonies without ring supports, remove the two smaller buds on either side of the largest flower buds at the top of each stem.
A second generation of breeding has produced heat-proof lobelias. Lobelias have intensely blue cascading flowers for hanging baskets or as an upright form.