The Master Gardeners petition to make bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) Canada’s national flower was turned down by the Department of Canadian Heritage.
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.
To create a thriving native plant industry, you need to get home gardeners on board. To do this, native plants have to be trendy, accessible and credible.
A reader asks how to prune the canes of raspberries that produce in July, then a second crop in September/ October.
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.
Hellebore blossoms are opening in my garden. Early bees are enthralled with the wide flowers. It can make for unpredictable hellebore seedlings.
We may garden for many different reasons, but one of the best of reasons is the camaraderie that we gain from having a passion for planting, writes Jodi DeLong.
It’s better to feed lawns later in spring. Early spring feedings work against the lawn’s more informed instinct to grow roots before blades.
Begonias can flower continuously from June until frost, have blooms lasting over a week, are super easy to grow and come in just about every colour.