Shrubs, Trees & Vines

Top trees and shrubs for winter

Top trees and shrubs for winter

Paul Zammit has chosen these trees and shrubs for their attractive appearance in the winter landscape. Betula nigra (River birch) Cotoneaster horizontalis var. perpusillus(Prostrate rock...

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Paul’s Pick: Patience and Good Pruning

Paul’s Pick: Patience and Good Pruning

“Wow” and “is it real” are two expressions I have heard repeatedly over the past week as visitors enter the Floral Hall courtyard. They are referring to the breathtaking Wisteria vine that...

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Top 10 spring plants

Top 10 spring plants

These spring flowering plants put on a stunning display in the gardens of the Toronto Botanical Garden. Perennials Eranthis hyemalis(Winter aconite) Zone 3 [caption id="attachment_3936"...

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Paul’s Plant Pick: <em>Heptacodium miconioides</em> (Seven Son Plant)

Paul’s Plant Pick: Heptacodium miconioides (Seven Son Plant)

This is very special garden specimen (aka Seven Son Flower) that although in cultivation after its discovery in 1907, is sadly very rare in its native environment of central China. Habit loss...

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Book Review: Viburnums: Flowering Shrubs for Every Season

Book Review: Viburnums: Flowering Shrubs for Every Season

Viburnums offer abundant flowers, appealing foliage, stunning fruits and a robust constitution, all of which makes them one of the loveliest, hardiest and most versatile shrubs that any gardener...

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