AUTUMN 2013

This newsletter is now quarterly because I found the weight of a monthly newsletter just too much of a burden. I went about my 10-hour /7-day-a-week work life feeling guilty all the time because I wasn’t making that deadline. If things slow down next year,...

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THE GARDEN IN SPRING

We're all grumpy because winter has gone on too long certainly it has here in southern Ontario. But be of good cheer, it has come to an end. And it's time to at least think about what you'll be doing in the garden. But nothing...

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MIDWINTER NEWSLETTER 2013

2013 is going to bring us all luck. Right. Not that we gardeners need it, of course. When it comes to plants, luck has nothing to do with success. It requires some knowledge, a bit of deftness and patience waiting for plants to fulfill themselves....

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Winter 2010 Newsletter

The other day the local red-tailed hawk swooped right into the neighbour’s spruce tree and picked off something in a lightning flash. A wee bird I’m afraid. I could have used one less rat around. But it does remind you that nature is moving forward...

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April 2009 Newsletter

Crocuses (left) and snowdrops gather above the flood line. Spring is here finally, though I could have done without all my adorable friends in Victoria crowing over their bulbs in January. I don’t care anymore, they are massing in wondrous clumps all over my garden through...

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