Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

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 elaborate, please. An overly-manicured garden...

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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 maybe more tomorrow. It's always amazing...

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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 around. It's perfect, or is it?...

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MIDWINTER NEWSLETTER 2013

2013 is going to bring us all luck. Right. Not that we gardeners need it, of course. When it comes to plants, luck has nothing to do with success. It requires some knowledge, a bit of deftness and patience waiting for plants to fulfill themselves. We all face major confusion...

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