Lorraine Flanigan

the Garden Promenade bus takes visitors to Ottawa/Gatineau on a freewheeling floral trip that highlights the cities’ 50 gardens

Travel the Garden Promenade in Ottawa/Gatineau

Lorraine Flanigan

In Ottawa/Gatineau, every Saturday morning throughout the season, the Garden Promenade bus takes visitors on a freewheeling floral trip.

Mosaiculture Mother Nature at MosaïCulture Gatineau in Jacques Cartier Park in Gtineau, Quebec.

MosaïCulture Gatineau 2018: A Magnificent Journey

Lorraine Flanigan

Lorraine Flanigan reports on MosaïCulture Gatineau which runs until Oct. 15, 2018, at Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau, Quebec, featuring 45 pieces of living horticultural sculptures.

Sanguisorba ‘Little Angel’. (Photo by Marco van Noort)

Getting to know sanguisorbas

Lorraine Flanigan

Long favoured by British and European gardeners, sanguisorbas (burnets) are starting to show up in Canadian gardens. These understated perennials are hardy.

Pawpaw is small tree with a beautiful, pear-shaped form and hardy to Zone 6. (Photo: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs)

How to grow a pawpaw tree

Lorraine Flanigan

Culinary popularity is making the pawpaw tree (Asimina triloba) the next big thing for backyards. Linda Grimo thinks the tree is ideal for urban landscape.

Japanese forest grass (Photo from Flickr by Megan Hanson)

5 ornamental grasses for shade

Lorraine Flanigan

When we think of ornamental grasses, visions of sun-kissed meadows come to mind. But some grasses hail from shadier parts. Here are five to try.

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