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Things to grow in April

April 21, 2015

April is the naughty kid that holds the ball just out of your reach. You know, the kind who likes to tease dogs by holding out a treat and then snatching it back before they can get it. And April really likes to play tricks on gardeners, long after April Fool’s Day is past. She […]

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Going for glam at Canada Blooms

“Look for the palm trees,” says Canada Blooms general manager Terry Caddo. We were talking about the upcoming garden show, running March 13 to 22 at the Direct Energy Centre in Exhibition Place. There’s been a lot of buzz about changes at Canada Blooms this year, so I tracked Terry down to get the scoop. […]

A weird and wonderful garden quiz

The days are longer, but the snow is deeper. While we wait out February and March, here’s a true/false garden quiz to amuse you. If you know how, you can grow a vampire orchid. Plant an onion, and you may find it “walking” to a new spot. The oldest living thing on earth is a […]

Meet the savories, beans’ BFFs

’Tis the season for announcements of “The 2015 [whatever] of the Year.” Depending on your interests, this is the Year of Light (United Nations), of Soils (UN again, its Food and Agriculture Organization) of the Coleus and of the Sweet Pepper (the last two declared by the U.S. National Garden Bureau). The Perennial Plant Association […]


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