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Posted on November 17, 2014
ORG&HPS member, Gabriela Costea, has launched an on-line seed shop. Great photos accompany useful plant descriptions and clear germination details . View website
Posted on November 1, 2014
Wrightman Alpines relocated to St. Andrews, New Brunswick this summer. It looks like they are almost back to normal - greenhouses set up and plants being propogated, so it should be a full list come early December for 2015. Harvey was interviewed on CBC recently. Listen to the interview. www.wrightmanalpines.com
Posted on October 29, 2014
Gardenimport now has a wide selection of Amaryllis available. See website
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
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 November, 2014
The last plant to start flowering in my zone 5 garden is Allium thunbergii ‘Ozawa’, the Japanese onion. As I write this it is October 26, 2014 and we have not had a real hard frost yet which is very unusual. Most common fall flowering plants like mums are finishing up but the Japanese onion is still going strong. It is not bothered by early frost or snow.
Allium thunbergii ‘Ozawa’; photo by Robert...