I think we’ve probably all been guilty of buying an enticing-looking plant at a garden centre because it was in bloom and giving us a come-hither look. 220 more words
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The positive version of my “if it bails on you, bail on it” rule: Grow the plants that work here.
They might not be the plants you’re used to buying at the grocery store, or even the plants that you find at your local big-box gardening centre. 88 more words
Some of my classic unsolicited garden advice. Part of a continuing series, with no definite end point.
I’ve experienced a lot of gardening failures over the years. 295 more words
In Edmonton, the May long weekend (sometimes affectionately called “May long”) is the traditional time for putting in the garden. Our last frost date is usually listed as mid-May, and many people recommend waiting until 2 weeks later to plant out, so usually this works out. 298 more words