Category Archives: Forsythia

Spring Blossoms

Do you want to force a branch? Coincidentally, late winter is the best time to prune deciduous trees and large shrubs. We usually head out into the yard with pruners in hand starting in late February or early March. We … Continue reading

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I Need My Garden More Than My Garden Needs Me

Contributed By Jocelyn Cameron Some people say that having a garden is too much work. After all, you need to plant it, weed it, water it, and prune it. Who has time for that? Well, to be honest, I do. … Continue reading

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On the Inside Looking Out

Finally, we’re into late February, and we’re longing for a touch of Spring.  Today, the view outside our window is one of snowy fields and leaden skies.  The sun visited for a few hours yesterday afternoon but soon disappeared behind … Continue reading

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An Introduction to a Botanical Garden

For gardeners in Eastern Canada, the first signs of Spring are just appearing, as buds swell on flowering shrubs and bulbs push up toward the sun. At this time of year, in a sort of anticipation of what’s to come, … Continue reading

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