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.
When shopping for container plants, it helps to have a list of favourites that you can always count on. Here are Beckie Fox’s suggestions.
Punctuate your garden to create a compelling narrative. Here’s how to use trees and plants as exclamation marks, periods, commas and other signals.
Long favoured by British and European gardeners, sanguisorbas (burnets) are starting to show up in Canadian gardens. These understated perennials are hardy.
Gooseberries are one of the easiest fruits to cultivate successfully. Gooseberry plants are compact, easy to grow and hardy.
The most effective means of obscuring an an unattractive view is to plant tall, narrow or coniferous trees — often called columnar or fastigiate trees.
How-to container gardening video. Beckie Fox gives container garden ideas and tips on how to design and plant a container garden. Choose colours and plants.
The familiar spring-blooming slender deutzia, sometimes known as Japanese snow flower, is an exuberant bloomer in full sun to part shade.
Constantly moist soil is wonderful for root growth (just so long as there is adequate drainage). Here are tips for rose care in moist conditions.
Judith Adam writes about beautiful Rio Deep Red mandevilla vine and how to care for them.