Marjorie Harris

Speech in Mississauga

FOR THE APPLEWOOD HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY   SELECTED PLANT LIST by Marjorie Harris Some of the professionals who work in my garden:  Monique Dobson mondobson@gmail.com  Derek Welsh of Authentic Tree Care 1.888.366.2273 These are some of my favourite plants and they’ll be included in my talk. Acer griseum Acer palmatum Japanese maple...

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The Sunday Edition Essay

In case you miss it and might like to here it, this is the essay I did for the Sunday Edition January 22, 2017: CBCSundayEdition @CBCSunday Jan 20 How to use time in old age? “I don’t want to kill time. I want to be doing something useful.” @Marjorie_Harris...

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TALK FOR THE APPLEWOOD GARDEN CLUB

  I am giving a talk called THE EVOLUTION OF A GARDENER on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at  7 p.m. in The Great Hall Unitarian Congregation 84 South Service Road MISSISSAUGA   PLEASE COME IT'S ONLY $20 AND THERE WILL BE LOTS OF GREAT SLIDES MY FIRST TALK IN MANY MANY YEARS....

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AUTUMN NEWSLETTER 2016

By Marjorie Harris My apologies to you dear readers: I missed sending out the Summer Quarterly altogether and this will be my last newsletter. When I recently hit 79, it slowly occurred that I needed to slow down a bit. I keep thinking I'm 60 but believe...

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Hydrangea: Plant of the Week

Here's my column for this week: From: Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bobo’: The perfect plant for the urban gardener - The Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/gardening/hydrangea-paniculata-bobo-the-perfect-plant-for-the-urban-gardener/article31061327/ I've been accused of hating hydrangeas:   not true.  I like some of them a great deal.  I hate it when they are overused in...

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Plant of the week

This week it's a gorgeous evergreen Go to http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/gardening I'll be on CBC's FRESH AIR  at  6:30 a.m. Sunday.  Talking about, what else, watering, rain, plants and drought....

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plant of the week: Spirea

My column in the Globe and Mail can be found at: globeandmail.com   go to  Life  then Home & Design then Gardening Spirea 'Double Strike Red' Read this on The Globe and Mail I have been so busy this summer but things are returning to a normal work load...

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SPRING NEWSLETTER – 2016

I hardly know what season to call this. Spring somewhere and summer temperatures other places. After a bout of hip surgery, eye surgery and dental woes, I feel like the Bionic Woman and absolutely raring to go in the garden. But slowly. THE SOIL All through April,...

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