I am a Canadian Garden

The more you study garden design the more you realize that there seems to be no style to the Canadian Garden.  We have adopted garden styles from around the world.  Water features from the Italian and Spanish Gardens.  From Britain we have adopted the cottage garden, English mixed border and…

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Growing Rhododendrons

While roses are considered by many gardeners to be the queen of the garden, rhododendrons are said to be the king.  Their large trusses of flowers can be of almost any colour of the rainbow and will bloom sometime between April and June in southern Ontario. Rhododendrons slowly  evolved in…

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Salt Tolerant Plants

When designing or selecting plant material for a city parkette or garden the information on plant material that will tolerate salt and salt spray has been lacking. Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association has published a small survival guide for the professional. It contains a list of trees and shrubs that…

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