It seems 2020 was either the hottest or the second hottest year on record. It depends on your source. Either way, we’ve yet to see negative double digits where I live in southern Ontario, even at night. We had a nice snowfall at the start of the month, but what was left on the ground […]
Mid December and the garden is still green, with splashes of unlikely colour.
We’re in the midst of a November heat wave – sunny and mid teen temperatures. Unheard of really. Unfortunately, it was preceded with our first hard frost, last weekend, which was a death knell for most annuals and vegetables. Luckily I had picked my cucumber (it was delicious) and all remaining tomatoes (green or otherwise) […]
Getting cold outside!
Winter approaches – the garden winds down…
Still colourful in the garden on Thanksgiving Weekend in Canada
The gardening season is winding down. 2020 brought horticultural enlightenment for some gardeners.
The last weekend of summer brings the last few new blooms to the garden.
Bees are busy buzzing around this late summer weekend.
It’s the last weekend in August and the garden is already starting to take on an autumnal appearance. Tree leaves have started to turn yellow and even red, thanks in part to how dry July and August have been but also in response to shortening days and cooler nights. Some perennials are looked quite bedraggled […]