Campfire roses bearclusters of flowers with 20 petals that open yellow and develop pink edges that gradually spread and turn rose-red before they drop. (Photos by Stephen Westcott-Gratton)

Three tricoloured plants for Canada’s 150th party

Stephen Westcott-Gratton

Flowering plants that simultaneously bear blooms of three different colours – tricoloured plants – Campfire rose, ‘Genpei’ Japanese spirea, Carnaval weigela

Miniature roses (Photo from Pixabay)

Miniature roses: simply irresistible

Laura Langston

Ideal in the garden and perfect for pots, these miniatures have all the splendour of regular-sized roses.

avandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’. Photo by Walter Gardens, Inc.

How to grow and brew herbal teas

Laura Langston

Tips on how to grow and brew your own herbal tea. Learn how to prepare your home made brew, and which herbs pair best with one another.

Prune roses to spur growth and encourage more blooms. (Photo by Joanne Young)

How to prune roses

Judith Adam

With some know-how — and a “cane”-do attitude — you can successfully prune roses and enjoy more blooms this season.

Rosa ‘Geranium’, a hybrid species (Photo by Brendan Adam-Zwelling)

Putting roses to bed

Judith Adam

With frost, it the time for putting roses to bed. The process for roses to acclimatize to winter dormancy is slow and gradual. What to do when.

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