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“Everything Old is New Again!”

A cottage garden is a very distinct style that uses informal design, a variety of woody plants, and mass plantings of ornamental and edible plants. Cottage gardens bubble with charm, creating a kaleidoscope of hues and textures. This is not a carefully manicured garden style. It is fun, relaxed, and colourful.

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Select native plants to encourage songbirds and caterpillars to your gardens.

Selecting native plants for home gardens has become popular over the last decade. It’s a shift in the way we think about residential gardens. Most (not all) gardeners believe ‘traditional English garden plants’ are the only flowers for their home […]

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Dazzling Fall Colour. Must-Have Plants!

If you are looking for dazzling fall colour in your gardens, here are a few plants from my must-have list. Just remember, the more sunlight a plant receives directly on its foliage during the summer, the bright their fall colour will be.

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