Why do Leaves Change Color?

Our landscape is bursting with color right now. It’s full of yellows, oranges, reds, purples, and browns of deciduous trees – just check out Instagram or Facebook and your eyes…

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Planting Tulip Bulbs

Let’s start this blog off with a question. Where are tulips from originally? Nope, not Holland. They are actually from the mountains of Central Asia (the ‘stans’ – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,…

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Fall Asters

As August winds to a close, many gardeners feel a glum that the days of our growing season are numbered. But gardeners are a mixed camp…others are all over the…

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Fairy Rings

Few things drive a person crazier than a fairy ring making its mark in the middle of a beautiful green lawn. You’ll know you have one when a lush green…

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Cup & Saucer Vine – Cobea

This plant has a lot of names:  Cup & Saucer Vine, Cathedral Bells, or Cobea are just a few of them.  This lush, vigorously growing vine has its origins in…

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Square Foot Gardening

Garden grown vegetables have a quality and taste that can’t be replicated – think about the crisp crunch of baby carrots, the flavour of steamed new potatoes, fresh peas &…

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