Spectacular Annuals for Containers 
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Spectacular Annuals for Containers 

Annuals for containers are great for novice gardeners or anyone who wants to add interest and colour to their porch or patio. The most eye-catching arrangements combine contrasting colours, textures and leaf sizes for optimal interest. Here are my top 10 suggestions for plants to include in container arrangements or hanging baskets: Mandevilla vine Given…

Plastic Water Bottle Greenhouse for Winter Lettuce
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Plastic Water Bottle Greenhouse for Winter Lettuce

I have been reading books on extending the growing season and now seems to be the perfect time to try an experiment with winter lettuce. The plastic container should act like a tiny greenhouse and my lettuce should grow even when it snows. Greetings fellow gardeners,   It is cool this morning and the air…

Bringing Lantana Indoors, Raspberry Royale, Red Malabar
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Bringing Lantana Indoors, Raspberry Royale, Red Malabar

To bring my Lantana indoors for the winter, I repotted it after checking for any creatures that might be lurking in the leaves and put it under the lights in my plant compound. You can do this as well with begonias, coleus and impatiens but be vigorous in checking for pests. As I enjoy cooking…

Pimentos, Beans and Red Pepper Jelly Recipe
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Pimentos, Beans and Red Pepper Jelly Recipe

This week’s tour around the garden features Scarlett Runner beans, Pimentos and ends with a favourite Red Pepper Jelly recipe and some health benefits of red peppers. Greetings fellow gardeners,   As I wandered about my garden this morning, I could feel the winter waiting to come in. There never seems to be enough of…

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