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Aldona at Large: Swan Song

Aldona at Large: Swan Song

“Start spreading the news…” My dear cherubs, Some of you will have already received a letter announcing my retirement as Executive Director of the Toronto Botanical Garden. Here are some...

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TBG’s Travel Night on Thursday, February 7

TBG’s Travel Night on Thursday, February 7

It's the Next Best Thing to a Trip to the Tropics Enjoy a TBG Lecture, Travel Fair and more! The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. "The Globe-Trotting Gardener" Floral Hall, 7:30 p.m. (seating from 6:30...

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Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong Park is a tranquil oasis surrounded by skyscrapers and the slopes of VictoriaPeak in the neighbourhood of Central. On a stopover between Southeast Asia and home last January, my husband...

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Top 10 invasive plants and pests

Top 10 invasive plants and pests

We all lust after plants that we see on our travels, but bringing them home (even the most innocent looking plant cutting or seeds) could release an environmental tsunami of viruses, fungi, bacteria,...

Posted in: Pests, Diseases & Weeds

Garden Destinations: Callaway Gardens

Garden Destinations: Callaway Gardens

Finding destinations for garden tours is hard work, but someone has to do it. And lucky me, last fall I went garden scouting with Donna Dawson of www.gardeningtours.com. We were looking for patches...

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Aldona at Large: Fresh and Raw

Aldona at Large: Fresh and Raw

When it comes to food, I’m a goat. I’ll eat pretty much anything. I don’t believe in limiting my options, so despite having the greatest respect for vegetarians and vegans, I’ve never been...

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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

Blooming whistle stops

Blooming whistle stops

Ooh it’s cold outside. What better time to sit down with a steaming cuppa and begin planning next summer’s garden explorations? A few winters ago, that’s exactly what I did when I chose to...

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