Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

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 Tree Care) about the surrounding...

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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 to watch the light coming...

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