October in the Garden

dahlias make cut flowers

How to divide and store dahlia tubers

Dugald Cameron

How to lift, divide and store dahlia tubers for next year’s garden. Colourful dahlias make a superb cut flower, but need to be stored over the winter.

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How to store calla and canna lilies

Dugald Cameron

In the fall, you can store calla and canna lilies for next year. Both are easy to overwinter. Dugald Cameron explains how to bring plants indoors.

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How to store tuberous begonias for the winter

Dugald Cameron

Tuberous begonias are often flowering at their best in late summer, just when it’s time to bring them indoors. How to store tuberous begonias over winter.

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.

‘Knucklehead’ pumpkins (Photo from Veseys.com)

Beautiful pumpkins — warts and all

Judith Adam

The arrival of seed catalogues coincides with the end of pumpkin season. Plant hybridizers now are evolving beautiful "ugly" heirloom pumpkins.

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