Jodi DeLong

Lonicera caerulea, more commonly known as haskaps. (Photo by Wikipedia)

Meet the haskaps

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Hardier and earlier than other berries, haskaps also bring their distinctive flavour to the table.

Blooming where we’re planted

Jodi DeLong

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.

Hyacinths growing in glass vases with water. (Photo by Jodi DeLong)

Forcing bulbs and dreaming of spring

Jodi DeLong

If you still have some bulbs to plant, try growing them in containers indoors. Forcing bulbs provides mid-winter blooms.

Well-used — and loved — vintage gardening books. (Photo by Jodi DeLong)

In praise of older garden books

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Like most gardening addicts, Jodi DeLong has a deep and abiding love — some might call it an obsession — for gardening and plant books.

Tall verbena in a mixed border. (Photos by Jodi DeLong)

In praise of Verbena bonariensis

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Christopher Lloyd planted Verbena bonariensis, commonly called tall verbena, at Great Dixter in England, and now Jodi DeLong enjoys it in Nova Scotia.

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