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 […]
Gladioli make a one time only appearance in this week’s vase of fresh cut flowers.
Mainly pleasant surprises found in the mid August garden.
It’s been a pretty lovely week in the garden: a bit of rain early on, enough to fill the rain barrels and keep the tomatoes and beans happy; a lot of sunshine to keep the roses and zinnias and peppers happy; new blooms loaded with pollen to keep the bees happy. Every Saturday, The Propagator […]
Purple(ish) is the colour of the week for this week’s vase of fresh cut flowers.
There are wonderful colours in the mid summer garden.
Flowers both tall and short are now at their mid-summer best in Prince Edward County.
Three diminutive flowering onions – Alliums – for the summer garden.
Hot colours for a hot month.
Geum ‘Blazing Sunset’ makes a guest appearance in this week’s Six on Saturday