Category: <span>horticulture</span>

I had the exciting honour of my yard being on the 2023 Master Gardener Tour! In preparation for that, I tried to compile a list of all my plants, both…

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(Definition of a weed. Thank you to my instructor Jayne Giesel!) Plants that interfere with the growth of desirable plants and are unusually persistent. They damage cropping systems, natural systems,…

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I try to take photos of all the annuals I grew each summer. This year I got some treats I had never seen before! Many thanks to Shelmerdine Garden Centre…

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Gardening Knowledge 101: Out in full force right now is Bugbane (Snakeroot or Cohosh), previously known by the Latin genus of Cimicifuga. It has now been placed under the Acetaea…

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#Gardening Knowledge 101: One of the keys to a successful garden is choosing plants that will attract many different types of pollinators that will bloom throughout the whole season. Currently…

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Gardening Knowledge 101: Joe Pye Weed aka Eupatorium maculatum. A top favourite of mine. Two people separately stopped to ask today what is that large purple Milkweed-like plant. I said…

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Gardening Knowledge 101: #Coleus aka Solenostemon scutellarioides (now Plectranthus sigh). I get asked this question a lot… What is that red plant? Or what is that (points to Fishnet stockings…

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Today’s Gardening post is featuring the perennial Monarda. Also known as Beebalm or Bergamot. We learned about two: Monarda didyma (Scarlet Beebalm) and Monarda fistulosa (top photo Wild Bergamot). This…

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