Marjorie Harris

The Christmas tree

I finally went out and chose the Christmas tree yesterday. I go to Fiesta Farms (200 Christie Street) because they have a?phenomenal?choice and I love the way they display the trees. They hang them so you can see the shape all the way around.?And John...

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Ontario Rock Garden Society

Life comes dished out in delicious, if small, doses of joy. ?Just when I thought it was all misery (let's see the windows are being replace after months of waiting on this the coldest day of the year so far), ?the Ontario Rock Garden Society...

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Vita, Virginia and Sissinghurst

What a week. I want to thank Pol for pointing out that I'd forgotten the word gardens in my last blog. Pol is faithful but I don't know where her comments are because I've spent so much time removing spam I might have removed her...

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The Italian trip

Last night I had the best time. Dinner at Grano with a group organized by the inimitable Roberto Martello (recent winnter of the Jane Jacobs Award for his contributions to our city). This group heavy on people who had or will be speaking at the...

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End of the season blues

Well like an idiot, I did not run outside and turn off all the water taps the minute I finished my last blog. I got distracted again by words. I know if I go into the garden of course I'm going to be distracted by...

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Spam and pipes

There are many things I don't understand about blogging, let alone web sites. I didn't realize that the reason I'm getting about one million porno spams a day is that my e-mail is out there for all these goons to find. So we're going to change...

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