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Canada Blooms: Design Gone Wild

Canada Blooms: Design Gone Wild

The garden and floral designers at Canada Blooms 2014 have gone wild! But that is just fine because Wild! is the theme of Canada's largest floral and garden festival this year. For three days last...

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Wild about Design: Design Inspiration Forest Hill Style

Wild about Design: Design Inspiration Forest Hill Style

Many people feel the summer gardening season starts with Victoria Day. For me, summer truly begins when gracious homeowners open up their gardens to the public for annual garden tours. Strolling...

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Wild About Design: Design Ideas From Canada Blooms

Wild About Design: Design Ideas From Canada Blooms

I always look forward to mid-March, despite the unpredictable weather and the feeling that winter will never end. For me, the perfect tonic to all that is Canada Blooms. Last week I  helped plant...

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Wild about Design: Design in the Dead of Winter

Wild about Design: Design in the Dead of Winter

It is the dead of winter and grey, bleak and cold, so you might feel tempted to curl up on the couch with your favourite libation and a stack of nursery catalogues. Instead, why not bundle up and...

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Wild about Design: Give the Gift of Design

Wild about Design: Give the Gift of Design

Your bulbs are planted and the garden has been put to bed. What next? With the imminent arrival of winter, it is time to search for holiday gifts for all the gardeners on your list. Another pair...

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Wild About Design: Designing Fall Planters – No More Mums!

Wild About Design: Designing Fall Planters – No More Mums!

I love designing and planting decorative urns and containers. It’s like designing a small-scale garden, but without the worry about sub-contractors, heavy machinery and delivery trucks. I can...

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Wild about Design: Foliage

Wild about Design: Foliage

Anna Pavord said it best: “A garden that is all flowers is like a cake that is all icing.”  The antidote to the saccharine sweetness of short-lived blooms is foliage. Too many flower colours...

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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...

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