Love It Or Lift It

Love It Or Lift It

Love It Or Lift It Should you harvest everything and finish the gardening season? Cover and protect to get a few more weeks of ripening time? Here is some info to help you make a plan of action for the fall. Late summer gardens are a thing of beauty, when we can...
Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

pollinators Butterfly-Friendly Gardening Adult butterflies need moist, muddy spots and warm rocks on which to sun. Being very vulnerable to cats, providing a protected location is important. You will also have to rely more on organic methods and less on insecticides...
My Top Perennials

My Top Perennials

colour Rudbeckias My number one choice are the magnificent rudbeckias. The most well-known variety, R. ‘Goldsturm’, is the standard bearer that will bloom until late September. A newer variety I really enjoy is R. ‘Early Bird Gold’. It blooms about ten days earlier...
Early Spring Colour

Early Spring Colour

flowers Spring Groundwork There are a few things to keep in mind to set up your early season plants for success. These plants may be tough, but a shock to the system like suddenly setting them outside after being in a warm greenhouse could set them back. Causing...