Marjorie Harris

July in the garden

I was on CBB’s Fresh Air Sunday morning with Karen Gordon which was such a pleasure. And here's the link to   GARDENISTA with the superb photos by Andreas Trautttmansdorff http://www.gardenista.com/posts/garden-visit-at-home-with-canadas-favorite-garden-writer?utm_source=Remodelista%2FGardenista+Subscriber+List&utm_campaign=96faf6d7a9-Gardenista+Daily+Email+Campaign&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_447a717cea-96faf6d7a9-384348629 hope you enjoy AND IF YOU’D LIKE TO SIGN UP FOR THE FREE QUARTERLY, PLEASE DO SO. SUMMER IS...

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This Week in the garden

I'LL BE ON CBB's Fresh Air Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. with Karen Gorden. Try and have a listen. If you missed the story in Gardenista: here's the link     Wow here's a link to a story I wrote on the garden for GARDENISTEA http://www.gardenista.com/posts/garden-visit-at-home-with-canadas-favorite-garden-writer?utm_source=Remodelista%2FGardenista+Subscriber+List&utm_campaign=96faf6d7a9-Gardenista+Daily+Email+Campaign&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_447a717cea-96faf6d7a9-384348629 hope you enjoy AND IF YOU'D LIKE...

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June in the garden

      What a great week in the garden. It started with the great photographer Andreas Trautmansdorff shoot in the garden. He's doing it for Gardenista the gardening blog everyone seems to be reading these days. The garden looked ravishing and, of course,  Andreas's magnificent photographs captured...

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SPRING QUARTERLY 2014

Chionodoxa Crocus Okay, we have to calm down after the worst winter since 1974 (as we keep being reminded). We all remember winters of deep snow in our youth, but this was a winter of freeze-thaws devastating to plant life. Then came the Big March Burn. The sun...

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SPRING PRUNING

I was on Fresh Air this morning with the wonderful Mary Ito who makes everything feel fresh.  We discussed the incredible damage our canopy was slammed by the winter ice storms which hit especially hard here in Southern Ontario.   I called my arbourist, Derek Welsh (Authentic...

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THE GARDEN IN WINTER 2014

THE GARDEN IN WINTER 2014 It has been one tough winter for gardens this year. Some of the weather has been brutal, but we are not going to be able to assess the damage properly until spring releases all of its secrets. The look of the garden...

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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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