Colleen Zacharias writes about several gardeners in Winnipeg already harvesting food to enjoy from their gardens. Getty Stewart (above) harvests stinging nettle every spring to use in recipes.
The Pinus species is unique among conifers. Long-lived trees, their distinctive needles are grouped in bundles called fascicles. Evergreen conifers provide a beautiful backdrop for other plants in the landscape.
Creating and designing a container garden is an opportunity to experience an outstanding spectrum of colour and texture. Moveable feasts, container gardens offer a luxuriant start to the growing season and the potential for eye-catching displays that can be enjoyed during the hottest months of summer and into the cooler temperatures of autumn.