Bringing Plants Inside for the Winter, Washing Your Plants
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Bringing Plants Inside for the Winter, Washing Your Plants

Greetings fellow gardeners,  It is time to decide what to bring inside and what to take to the compost. Even though my space is limited, I decided to bring a few of my annuals inside. As my fellow Master Gardener Mary Reid mentioned at her talk the other day, many of these annuals are perennials,…

Inspired by different colours, shapes and sizes of my daylilies
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Inspired by different colours, shapes and sizes of my daylilies

I love the different colours and shapes and sizes.  My brilliant large yellow daylily looks like it should be dessert, while the peachy frilly daylily is called Rilly Frilly, which is super fun.  Greetings fellow gardeners,  I am in the midst of making lists and preparing what produce is available to me right now. Today…

I want a fancy pond with my new bog plants
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I want a fancy pond with my new bog plants

I really want a fancy pond with my new bog plants planted carefully around it, the bullrushes trimmed, the thimbleberries cut back and not a buckthorn seedling in sight Greetings fellow gardeners,  Sometimes we must compromise. I really wanted long, white lacey curtains in the bathroom. So pretty. The curtains have been pulled down twice…

Borage Self Seeds and Attracts Pollinators
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Borage Self Seeds and Attracts Pollinators

To me, borage is an herb that is one of the best plants to grow for pollinators. Bumblebees and butterflies are always enjoying it along with hover flies, beetles and moths.  Greetings fellow gardeners, Little bits and pieces of rain have been appearing here and there. My garden could use a good two days of…

On Pruning and Deadheading Daffodils, Tulips, Lilac and Viola
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On Pruning and Deadheading Daffodils, Tulips, Lilac and Viola

This year I am determined to do my best to deadhead my flowers. If you take off the dead flowers you will get more and more flowers. Greetings fellow gardeners, This has been a scary week. When I went outside on Tuesday morning it smelled like a campfire. It was dark and the sky looked…

Spring Care for Forsythia, Daphne and Rose Bushes
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Spring Care for Forsythia, Daphne and Rose Bushes

Greetings fellow gardeners  Life has been changing and moving along like a roller-coaster. My basement still hums with a dehumidifier-fan, and I am hoping the restoration will begin soon. Unfortunately, I found a tick burrowing into me and that was not pleasant. I was able to get antibiotics from the pharmacy, which is so much…

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