Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

Spring perennials are popping

The garden is popping in this weather. which has been  over 20C day after day. Even magnolias are coming out, and  the the Viburnum bodnantense has never looked so magnificent. It's thrillingt to walk by and be overwhelmed by that intoxicating scent. This was Gertrude Jekyll's favourite spring shrub and...

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I'll be at Ben McNallys wonderful Brunch with Books at the KinG Edward Hotel this Sunday, March 28 at the King Edward Hotel (best eggs benedict ever) starting at 10 a.m. Next Tuesday I'm speaking at The Toronto Botanical Gardens at 7:30.  That's March 30.  And that will end what's been...

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Spring Floods and other worries

I came home from a glorious concert by Tara BAxendale at the Vaughn Playhouse to a flood in the back yard and weird sump pump sounds from the basement. Good thing Tara is a wonderful singer, writer, lyricist, and performer. Took the edge off what's happening at home. The Star was a...

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