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Wild about Design: Down the Garden Path

Wild about Design: Down the Garden Path

Strolling in a garden in the cool of the morning, coffee in hand, admiring foliage combinations and looking for new blooms, insects and birds is made so much nicer when a well-designed and properly...

Posted in: Design, Wild about Design with Sara

Garden Destinations: Holland’s Annual Spring Garden Party

Garden Destinations: Holland’s Annual Spring Garden Party

When you think of Holland what comes to mind? Bulbs of course. And possibly the Keukenhof. The Keukenhof in spring has always on my wish list (who doesn’t want to see 32 hectares planted with 7...

Posted in: Garden Destinations with Veronica, Public Gardens

Jobs to do in the summer garden

Jobs to do in the summer garden

Remove weeds that develop in beds and turf while they’re young. Collect design ideas by taking a garden tour or walking through neighbourhoods. Cut back yellowing and browning foliage of...

Posted in: Gardening How-Tos, Uncategorized

How to Save Your Ash

How to Save Your Ash

(Adapted from Melissa Williams’ blog post on the April 16 edition of the LEAF e-newsletter---and no, this is not an ad nor are we being paid for it. It’s good information.) By now, most of you...

Posted in: Pests, Diseases & Weeds

Sissinghurst Castle Garden…Pure Romance

Sissinghurst Castle Garden…Pure Romance

Sissinghurst Castle was once a mid-16th century mansion set high on a ridge above the Vale of Kent. It was one of the first buildings in England to be constructed of brick. By the time Vita...

Posted in: Public Gardens

Garden Destinations: England in the Spring

Garden Destinations: England in the Spring

My passion for gardens and my lust for travel have led me to garden destinations all over the world. In fact, I seem to be afflicted with a sort of botanic voyeurism. I feel happiest when I’m in a...

Posted in: Garden Destinations with Veronica, Public Gardens

Plant Sale Must-Haves!

Plant Sale Must-Haves!

In spring, the main event for TBG members and their friends, family and just about anyone who will listen to us is The Plant Sale. Always a hubbub of horticultural indulgence, this year’s sale,...

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Plants that underperform

Plants that underperform

Over the last decade there has been a flood of new plants — and a rush to get them to market. This has resulted in many poorly performing plants. Larry Davidson cites the example of Campanula...

Posted in: Perennials

The Gardens of Casa Loma

The Gardens of Casa Loma

Head to Casa Loma, a European castle in the heart of Toronto, and explore five acres of estate gardens. The Gardens of Casa Loma feature a wide variety of specialty garden areas. The formal and...

Posted in: Public Gardens

Edwards Gardens

Edwards Gardens

Edwards Gardens sits adjacent to the Toronto Botanical Garden. This former estate garden features perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons and an extensive rockery in the...

Posted in: Public Gardens

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