Sweet alpine strawberries are small intensely flavoured little berries also known as fraises des bois. The attractive perennial plants make good groundcover.
Most gardeners leave some perennials standing in the garden in winter, hoping they’ll catch the snow and make a beautiful display.
Dahlia tubers that were put to bed in peat moss in the basement have started to send up shoots. Nick Vanderheide of Creekside Growers offers advice.
Seed catalogues are arriving and they provide the impetus for every kind of wish fulfillment. For fancy pelargoniums (geraniums), order seed right away.
Judith Adam is trying dwarf basil, a natural complement to tomatoes and also ornamental on the deck. She selected ‘Italian Cameo’ basil.
Veseys Seeds, based in York, Prince Edward Island, is celebrating its 80th anniversary. The mail order pioneer clearly has as clearly taken root in a broad swath beyond its Atlantic Canada origins.