Category: Seasons

First Days of Fall
Fall

First Days of Fall

Finally we’ve had a decent rain here in southern Ontario and more is on the way 🙂  The leaves are beginning to turn as the daylight shortens and the evenings cool down.  One of the first in my garden is Aesculus pavia or red buckeye chestnut with glowing sunshine leaves. On the other hand, the

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Fall Planning and Planting
Fall

Fall Planning and Planting

It was a chilly 8 deg this morning in southern Ontario…fall is in the air!  Now is the time to take stock of what survived over our scorching summer and grab some deals as the garden centres get ready to empty their inventory.  Just make sure what you buy has been watered well and looks healthy

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Yellow daylilies
Gardening

Sunny Summer Stars

We are in high summer in Southwestern Ontario now with temperatures in the mid thirties, humid as a sauna and no rain in sight.  Remember to water early in the morning or in the evening after the sun is low enough for shade.  Morning is best so the foliage can dry off and helps to

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Hamamelis intermedia ‘Arnold’s Promise’
Flowers

Early Spring Blooms

Almost everyone is familiar with snowdrops, those wonderful little bulbs that pop up as soon as they can, but there is another early spring bloomer, Hamamelis or witchhazel.  A shrub not commonly found in nurseries, grab it if you can find it.  It has clusters of yellow to bronzy red flowers with strap shaped petals

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