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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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 has been extraordinary: glorious, even...

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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, I’ll step up the number...

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