Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

SUMMER 2019 NEWSLETTER

The garden this week. It’s winding up to have its late summer flush of blooms.And it needs a good haircut which will be happening in the next few weeks. Welcome to one of the strangest summers on or off the record. Here are some tips to get through the rest of...

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SPRING NEWSLETTER 2019

I keep thinking there is no news about gardening, but of course that’s not true. Things are changing radically with this winter of weird weather affecting just about every spot on earth. But if you, dear subscribers, have been paying attention (I know you have), I will say...

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AUTUMN NEWSLETTER 2018

The glorious autumn we’re having is making up for the difficult summer. To celebrate: an AUTUMN NEWSLETTER Visit the CBC online to read my recent advice about bulbs: It's time to plant your spring bulbs — A pro's advice for ensuring the prettiest, earliest blooms post-winter Let me know if you need help.  I can...

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Indoor Plants

I will be on various CBC morning shows today, holiday Monday,  talking about indoor plants.  Here's a repeat of information from an earlier blog: Moderation works with house plants as it does in most other things. Start by checking out the light: * low light means you can have them in shady places...

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PLANTS TO ENHANCE A MOON LIT GARDEN

Look for plants with white blooms, silver foliage; with variegated foliage of white and green ,they light up almost any night garden and don’t forget scent and sound (a gentle fountain murmur): Shrubs: Dogwood: Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’ Silver foliage: Salix canadida pale and back lit by moonlight it is breathtaking Marvelous scent: Daphne x...

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