Flowering Perennials for Four Seasons of Interest
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Flowering Perennials for Four Seasons of Interest

Flowering perennials, carefully curated to combine varying heights, colours, and textures, make the most intriguing gardens. For a beautiful, low-maintenance addition to your garden, perennial plants are the way to go – they grow back every spring, year after year.  Think of them like wardrobe basics to which you can accessorize with eye-popping annuals (purchased…

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…

Trowel Talk June 15, 2022

Trowel Talk June 15, 2022

  Trowel Talk Newsletter June 15, 2022 brought to you by the Master Gardeners of Ottawa Carleton and Lanark County is now available. This issue contains the following articles: Combining Edibles with Ornamentals Living with Rabbits in the Garden Please Touch the Plants Lambsquarters  Invasive Honeysuckles Ask a Master Gardener answers questions about tomatoes and…

KANATA-MARCH HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

KANATA-MARCH HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

The Kanata-March Horticultural Society was incorporated through the Ontario Horticultural Association in March 1970. Now 52 years old, this Society is still providing gardening advice and informative presentations, social activities and community beautification. Since 1978, Kanata-March member volunteers has undertaken the creation and maintenance of the Molly Wilson Memorial Garden at the site of the…

Trowel Talk December 15, 2021
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Trowel Talk December 15, 2021

  Trowel Talk December 15, 2021 is now available, brought to you by the Master Gardeners of Ottawa Carleton and Lanark County. This months newsletters features the following: Cape Primrose, a houseplant superhero. Ikebana, Flower arrangements for gardeners. Gardeners Beware–Winter Creeper. Book Review: The Little Gardener-Helping children connect with the natural world. Ask a Master…

Climate Change Adaptation for Gardeners
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Climate Change Adaptation for Gardeners

Unfortunately, climate change is threatening the gardening experience. There have been changes and more changes are coming. Fortunately, gardeners can play an important role to help adapt and mitigate the climate change threat and contribute to a greener future. We discuss climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies which are in our control, things you can…

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