It’s been a truly gorgeous spring week here, with loads of sunshine and cool temperatures that have encouraged petals to stay on stem and branch a bit longer than normal. Case in point is this Serviceberry, below. Normally petals blow off after about a week or 10 days. But that would be stretching it. They’ve […]
Both flowers and veggies are Six things in the garden this week
Yesterday morning I came across a photo of a cow with humongous horns standing in an icy landscape by a Texas road – not what I’d expect and certainly not what Texans are used to. The ice and snow that is. Winter storms and a Polar Vortex made the American deep south look and feel […]
“But then I made my big mistake. Too many different bulbs, too small a space.”
Giant Pumpkins took centre stage in Prince Edward County last weekend.
Mint and Zinnias make a great combo in a vase.
Shishito peppers make a surprise appearance in this week’s vase of cut flowers.
The gardening season is winding down. 2020 brought horticultural enlightenment for some gardeners.