Marjorie Harris

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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Dienanthe plant of the week

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/gardening/plant-of-the-week-dienanthe-caerula/article13674818/   This is the long long connector for my Globe and Mail column last week. It also has the videos we've been making on there as well.  They are fun and fun to do.   Here are links to the videos themselves: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/life-video/20130625theglobeandmailgardeningbasicsvegetablesmp4/article13044781/   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/gardening/how-to-care-for-your-japanese-maples/article13137834/   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/gardening/video-how-to-add-vines-to-your-summer-garden/article13301565/   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/gardening/20130724theglobeandmailgardeningbasicseggshells-720p3000kbpsmp4/article13524455/   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/life-video/how-to-use-ornamental-grass-in-your-garden/article13547526/     ...

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Water in the Garden

I was on CBC's FRESH AIR this morning and promised  a fresh new shot of my garden which is here.  The one thing I cannot get is the depth, the layering and the constant sense that is changes minute by minute.   A perfect morning...

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THE GARDEN IN SPRING

We're all grumpy because winter has gone on too long certainly it has here in southern Ontario. But be of good cheer, it has come to an end. And it's time to at least think about what you'll be doing in the garden. But nothing...

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California Life 2

It's an astounding day: full of sun and more people around than usual because it's the beginning of the long weekend here: Monday is Presidents' Day. More people on the beach than we've seen since we got here. That means a few dozen today and...

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California living 1

We are here in what can only be described as Paradise: on the ocean, with a sandy beach stretching as far as the eye can see in either direction. The dolphins were out in full force today and the occasional pelican swooped in to peer...

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