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Garden Calendar - March

Move winterized containers outdoors when threat of frost has passed. Keep soil temperature for indoor seedlings slightly above room temperature.

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Springtime Perennials

When we hear the word perennial, most of us immediately think of such showy summertime plants as peonies, delphiniums and...

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Ensuring Healthy Bulbs

As odd as it may sound, Janet Fraser protects her wonderful collection of bulbs with the aid of what she...

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West Side City Garden

On Vancouver’s west side, where the grid of streets gives way to winding crescents following the curves of the slope...

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Sweet Peas

Sweet peas fill my house with more than just scent – they evoke memories of the past. My grandfather tended...

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Cactus Comparison

Queen of the Night Both bloom at night, for a few hours only, and to make matters worse, the flowers do...

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Powdery Mildew

If you’ve recently noticed your rhododendron behaving oddly, it may be affected by powdery mildew. This fungal disease attacks broad-leaved...

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Garden Calendar - February

Dig out your seed-starting trays and check for any new items you may need this year to start your seeds.

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Earliest-blooming bulbs

The first flowering bulbs to poke up through the fallen leaves and snow, January through March.

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Deer-resistant Plants

Deer seem to avoid aromatic plants such as rosemary and lavender. All these plants listed are suited to a warm,

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Garden Calendar - January

Explore the possibilities for your next spring garden. If you haven’t sent for a new seed catalogue yet, now is...

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Deer-Proofing the Garden

There are all kinds of deer-proofing strategies we never bothered to pursue. For example, we’d heard that deer soon learn...

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Deer-resistant and Drought-hardy Garden

Bowen Island may be only a short ferry-ride away from West Vancouver, but for Kathy and David Leishman, it was...

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Forever Green

Whether we meticulously plan pleasing colour compositions or haphazardly combine the plants we like, the predominant colour in our garden...

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Viburnum Leaf Beetle

Recently a distraught gardener approached me with leaf in hand from his well-established snowball bush – it was riddled with...

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Poinsettias herald the festive season

Few plants evoke the festive season more effectively than poinsettias.

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