Marjorie Harris

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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The Spring Flood

Spring always means a rise in ground level water, everybody in the neighbourhood draining into my garden and the usual playground:  Some friends tell me I loe the               flood and could do without it because it's so much...

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SPRING IN THE GARDEN TODAY

As thought by magic the mud subsided and the crocuses appeared in all their glory. Not ravaged by squirrels these beauties last long enough to feed any passing bee. Listen to me on CBC today April 17 between 8 and 8:30 or go to...

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