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Posted on October 15, 2014
Dugald Cameron is having a sale of narcissus at Gardenimport
Posted on September 6, 2014
Founding ORG&HPS member, Brian Bixley, has collaborated with artist Hallie Watson to produce a mini-book "Ten New Snowdrops" - a commentary on the passion for unusual snowdrops. Brian wrote the brief text and Hallie provided the striking, witty illustrations. Copies of the book are available at Booklore in Orangeville for $10.95 or contact Brian: 547231 8 Sideroad, Mulmur ON, Canada, L9V 2T5. lilactreefarm [at] gmail [dot] com
Posted on August 31, 2014
Everything is 30 - 75% off from Labour Day to Oct. 25. www.whistlinggardens.ca
Posted on August 26, 2014
There is a fascinating discussion on the Scottish Rock Garden Club's forum regarding the use of tea to hasten germination. Experiments are underway to test the effects on several genera. Robert Pavlis has undertaken one of these experiments and you may want to join in, too. Follow the discussion
Plants to Fall in Love With
Marion Jarvie is a renowned plantswoman who has been gardening in Thornhill for over 30 years. She is passionate about plants and gardening and has travelled extensively to see plants and where they grow. Marion has been involved with both the...
Bulbs of the Eastern Mediterranean
Oron Peri was born in Jerusalem where he was fascinated from a tender age by the nature that surrounded his home, in particular the annual carpets of red Anemone coronaria and highly scented Narcissus. His main interests are bulbous plants...
Plant of the Month for October, 2014
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium is a member of the mint family. Since mints are extremely invasive and difficult to remove from the garden you might be thinking, I’ll pass on this one. But that would be a mistake. This mint seems fairly well behaved and is an insect/butterfly magnet. It is native to the north-east part of North America, including Ontario.
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium; photo by Robert Pavlis
P. tenuifolium is...