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TBG Plant Sale

TBG Plant Sale

Choose from top quality perennials, annuals, natives, herbs and vegetable, succulents, shrubs, vines, small trees and coveted plants from TBG gardens. Friendly gardening advice. PREVIEW DAY FOR...

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Treasures Abound at the TBG’s Eagerly Awaited Plant Sale

Treasures Abound at the TBG’s Eagerly Awaited Plant Sale

Choose from a wide selection of plants  and take advantage of free expert gardening advice, too Plant aficionados know that Paul Zammit, the Toronto Botanical Garden’s Nancy Eaton Director of...

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Paul’s Plant Pick: A surprise of beautiful foliage even in winter!

Paul’s Plant Pick: A surprise of beautiful foliage even in winter!

Growing through the needles and among the fallen cones of the weeping white pine (Pinus strobus ‘Pendula’) in the Westview Terrace, one might be surprised to come across the tropical looking...

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Paul’s Plant Pick: Imagine! Blossoms on December 14th!

Paul’s Plant Pick: Imagine! Blossoms on December 14th!

As always, there are a number of items I could highlight in the garden this week. Choices and decisions! While shooting the winter pruning video with my very creative co-horts Stefan and Jenny,...

Posted in: Paul's Plant Picks

Garden Destinations: Transformed by Chelsea

Garden Destinations: Transformed by Chelsea

As a young and enthusiastic gardener (perhaps “obsessed” is more accurate), I didn’t travel much. Our family vacations were always centred on the interests of my young son and although nature...

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Paul’s Plant Pick: Still Looking Great: <em>Bergenia</em> ‘Magic Giant’

Paul’s Plant Pick: Still Looking Great: Bergenia ‘Magic Giant’

Here is a Bergenia, commonly know as pigsqueak, which seems to be on steroids. This extra-large-growing selection first caught my attention in the Sweetpea's display at Canada Blooms last March. I...

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Paul’s Plant Pick: Unlikely Partners and Colour Echoing

Paul’s Plant Pick: Unlikely Partners and Colour Echoing

Earlier this season I spent time admiring the assorted patches of Opuntia, winter hardy prickly pear cactus, that were blooming in our Mediterranean terrace garden. Recently I had to stop again, this...

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Paul’s Plant Picks: Calamint

Paul’s Plant Picks: Calamint

Calamint (Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta)  This week I'd like to highlight a wonderful herbaceous perennial that is slowly becoming available through local garden centres. Calamintha nepeta ssp....

Posted in: Perennials

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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