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"In years past I might have considered it too early to dismantle the annual plantings, but I was more than ready this season."
"There aren’t too many shrubs that do well without sun, but there’s no end of interesting perennials to brighten shady spots."
"...there are many reasons why people prefer low-maintenance landscapes."
"I consider woody perennials such as trees and shrubs to be the 'bones' (structure) of the garden so I place them first..."
"I had to reduce the inventory and bring only a sampling. Now, in this smaller garden, each plant holds much more meaning."
"...ornamental grasses are often seen in motion, shimmering and swaying in the breeze with faint whispering rustling sounds."
"I will give this most popular vine another go and to ensure better success, have reviewed instructions on how/where to plant and prune."
"Spring is the season to ensure all the hard work in the fall is protected and continues to give many years of joyful blooms."
"Fortunately, this winter there was a good covering of snow to protect the plants while not too much driveway shovelling was required..."
How can we help our garden treasures avoid winter kill?
How much do we water the garden, what time of day is best?
If the constant rain has you down, think of the new shrubs and trees planted in gardens this spring.
Patty Siddall explains growing annual flowers in Trail, BC.
“Home is where the heart is.” This famous saying befits the completion of my new gardens.
Patty Siddall explains preparing a location for a new garden project.
Preparing your gardening space for the spring season.
Reader comments on government's wasteful use of public funds
Ahhh, October; when cool, brisk air compliments the warm sunshine, making it easy to enjoy working in the yard.
Much to my chagrin, but I’m sure to the delight of vacationers, the heat arrived this past month and with it, the start of my hand-watering regime.
I admit I’m not fond of summer. My favourite garden task –spring pruning – is long gone and the summer heat has now set in with its overdramatized production of obnoxious weeds.