Marjorie Harris

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...

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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...

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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...

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SPRING 2018 NEWSLETTER

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] This type of underplanting is a crucial part of creating a garden in layers, something I’ve been practicing for many years. Naturalizing bulbs, ground covers (perennials that like to spread around), evergreen shrubs and trees make a lively scene even in...

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plant list for talk in Mississauga

If you would like to have the Applewood Horticultural Society plant list I used in my recent speech in Mississauga, just use contact me and I'll pass it on to you. It was a great crowd:  enthusiastic and responsive.  Would love to have sold more books,...

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