Perennial Plant of the Year

Each year, members of the Perennial Plant Association from all across North America vote on their choice for Perennial Plant of the Year™. Their annoucement for 2017: “With all the “buzz” about bees and butterflies, why not celebrate an excellent plant known for its ability to support insects and birds and serve as the primary caterpillar […]

Shady Island Bed

  Presenting the first in a series of garden designs … We are very pleased to present a garden a week over the next few weeks which we hope will help gardeners discover design solutions for various of their garden types and situations.  Enjoy!   A tree plunked in the lawn is a pain to […]

Silver or Grey Foliage Gives that Finishing Touch

Silver is one of the classic neutral colours in the garden, a tone that combines well with virtually anything else.  Like a good piece of jewellery, it can help to elevate a garden scene from just “nice” to “stunning”! Both grey and silver also help to create interest when nearby flowering plants may have already […]