Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

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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All that plastic grass

The horror happened on our street this week.  Truck after truck carted away trees, hostas, shrubs and soil.  All gone.  Then more trucks rolled in with herbicides to spray the ground, truckloads of screening was dumped and then  thumped into place with heavy duty machinery.  The final insult was ugly...

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