The beauty and burden of snow

Judith Adam

Let’s hope for a thick blanket of snow over the garden this winter. A snow-covered garden is best for plants. Ice is better left for the rink or your drink.

Protect evergreen shrubs and trees in winter

Judith Adam

Evergreen shrubs and trees might give the impression that they’re tough and resilient, but evergreens require protection to avoid winter injuries.

Our native white cedar (Thuja occidentalis). Photo from Humber Nurseries.

Choosing conifer trees

Kat Fox

Choosing conifer trees is a big deal. It’s no wonder new gardeners (and maybe not just new gardeners!) start to get nervous when making their choice.